filamentlike


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Adj.1.filamentlike - thin in diameter; resembling a thread
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
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All three Ornithomimus specimens were apparently covered in stringy down - filamentlike feathers up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) long.
The extracellular matrix (ECM), a filamentlike structure on the surface of the cell, is crucial for proper adhesion, migration, and differentiation of neurons in the developing CNS.
Ebola viruses are known as filoviruses for their long, filamentlike appearance under a microscope.