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vil·lous

 (vĭl′əs)
adj.
1. Biology Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.
2. Botany Covered with long soft hairs.

[From Latin villōsus, hairy, from villus, shaggy hair.]

vil′lous·ly adv.

villous

(ˈvɪləs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of plant parts) covered with long hairs
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or having villi
3. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or having villi
4. (Botany) of, relating to, or having villi
[C14: from Latin villōsus, from villus tuft of hair]
ˈvillously adv

vil•lous

(ˈvɪl əs)

adj.
covered with or of the nature of villi; villiform.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin villōsus shaggy; see villus, -ous]
Translations

vil·lous

a. velloso-a, velludo-a.
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Prakash Thakur, a research associate working with Nathan Bahary, described a mutant zebrafish strain that shows many pathological characteristics similar to IBD, including inflammation, abnormal villous architecture, disorganized epithelial cells, increased bacterial growth and high numbers of dying cells in the intestine.
The Canadian group plans to use the unique abilities of the co-culture-compatible E-Plate Insert and xCELLigence cell response monitoring technology, to determine the effect of co-culture on primary villous trophoblast homeostasis (polarization, differentiation/syncytialization, fusion, apoptosis) and on H295R cells (proliferation, viability, apoptosis) as well as expression and activity levels of key placental and fetal adrenal steroidogenic enzymes.
Upper GI endoscopy revealed a villous tumour associated with mucous discharge in the posterior wall of the gastric body.
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Deep duodenal biopsies, obtained at upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, are often used to confirm the diagnosis by demonstrating infiltration of the epithelium by lymphocytes and the presence of villous atrophy.
Proximal small intestinal biopsy on endoscopy reveals villous atrophy, crypt hyperplasia, and epithelial lymphocyte infiltration of the small intestinal mucosa.
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