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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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Of the adenomatous subtypes, large villous adenomas are the most likely to become malignant.
The most predominant species on burned sites were redheaded (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (26%) and Lewis' woodpeckers (Melanerpes lewis) (53%), while the predominant species on unburned sites were red-breasted nuthatches (Sitta canadensis) (25%) and hairy woodpeckers (Picoides villous) (50%).
An advanced distal or proximal lesion was defined as a polyp or polypoid lesion with villous features, high-grade dysplasia, or cancer.
Tumors -- Colon cancer, endocrine tumors, intestinal lymphoma, cancer of the thyroid, pancreatic cancer, villous adenoma.
There are three types of air-filled cushions: (1) single or compartmentalized air bladder, (2) single bladder filled with air and foam (self-inflating), and (3) multiple villous (finger-like) air-filled projections.
Subsequently, Shiner reported additional subjective categories of "partial," "subtotal," and "total" villous atrophy (8), although the precise criteria were never defined, and against which uncertainties arose.
Hydatidiform moles are abnormal placentas with distinct genetic characteristics/alterations that are responsible for inducing variable trophoblastic proliferation and hydropic change in villous tissue.
FDRs with villous atrophy were identified by a level of anti-TTG ≥2.75 of the upper limit of normal with sensitivity, specificity, and a positive predictive value of 87, 82, and 95 percent, respectively.
Distal villous hypoplasia and increased syncytial knots (aggregation of syncytiotrophoblastic nuclei on the periphery of tertiary placental villi, forming a huge multinucleated protrusion from the villous surface) can also be visualized8.
However, with regard to the ileum samples, ileumhemorrhage, ileum inflammation, reduction in villous depth, and villous atrophy were evaluated.
They reported moderate increase in small intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes (75.6%) and villous atrophy/blunting in 51% of their study set.
Key endpoints include intestinal health measured by villous height to crypt depth ratio (Vh: Cd) from a biopsy at the beginning and end of the treatment period, symptom response utilising a daily diary measuring the severity of 6 gluten-induced symptoms, and intestinal health as measured by the diagnostic method CypCel, which uses simvastatin as a biomarker for villous degradation.