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1. Threadlike.
2. Having or ending in a threadlike part or process.

[Latin fīlum, thread; see gwhī- in Indo-European roots + -ose.]


(ˈfaɪləʊs; -ləʊz)
(Biology) biology resembling or possessing a thread or threadlike process: filose pseudopodia.
[C19: from Latin fīlum thread]


(ˈfaɪ loʊs)

1. threadlike.
2. ending in a threadlike process.
[1815–25; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ose1]
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