villosity

[vi-los-i-tee]

Origin of villosity

First recorded in 1770–80; villose + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for villosity

villosity

noun plural -ties
  1. the state of being villous
  2. a villous coating or surface
  3. a villus or a collection of villi
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villosity in Medicine

villosity

[vĭ-lŏsĭ-tē]
n.
  1. The condition of being villous.
  2. A villous formation, surface, or coating.
  3. A villus.
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