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Meaning of "villous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VILLOUS

From Latin villōsus, from villus tuft of hair.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VILLOUS

villous  [ˈvɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VILLOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Villous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VILLOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Villus

Villus may refer to: ▪ Intestinal villus, Intestinal villus refers to any one of the small, finger-shaped outgrowths of the epithelial lining of the wall of the intestine. Clusters of projections are referred as Intestinal villi. ▪ Chorionic villi, found on the surface of the outermost membrane of the fetus ▪ Arachnoid villi, located on the arachnoid membrane of the brain...

Definition of villous in the English dictionary

The definition of villous in the dictionary is covered with long hairs. Other definition of villous is of, relating to, or having villi.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VILLOUS


acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
Angelus
ˈændʒɪləs
aspergillus
ˌæspəˈdʒɪləs
bacillus
bəˈsɪləs
cancellous
ˈkænsɪləs
eyeless
ˈaɪləs
killas
ˈkɪləs
lactobacillus
ˌlæktəʊbəˈsɪləs
malus
ˈmeɪləs
microvillous
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈvɪləs
microvillus
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈvɪləs
nautilus
ˈnɔːtɪləs
perilous
ˈpɛrɪləs
pilous
ˈpaɪləs
pulvillus
pʌlˈvɪləs
stylus
ˈstaɪləs
talus
ˈteɪləs
Theophilus
θɪˈɒfɪləs
trochilus
ˈtrɒkɪləs
villus
ˈvɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VILLOUS

villar
Villars
villatic
villeggiatura
villein
villeinage
villenage
Villeneuve
Villeurbanne
villi
villication
Villiers
Villiers de l´Isle Adam
villiform
Villon
villosities
villosity
villously
villus

WORDS THAT END LIKE VILLOUS

acarpellous
bullous
callous
dasyphyllous
diphyllous
endophyllous
fibrillous
gamophyllous
libellous
marvellous
monophyllous
morbillous
papillous
polyphyllous
quarrellous
ridiculous
sclerophyllous
stenophyllous
thallous
triphyllous
xiphophyllous

Synonyms and antonyms of villous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «villous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VILLOUS

Find out the translation of villous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of villous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «villous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

绒毛状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vellosidades
570 millions of speakers

English

villous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विलस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

زغابي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ворсинок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vilosidades
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

villous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

velu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Villous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zottig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

絨毛
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

융모
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Villous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có lông nhung
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சடை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्हिलास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kılsı çıkıntılı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

villi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kosmkowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ворсинок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vilozităților
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

villous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

viltig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

villi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

villøse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of villous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VILLOUS»

The term «villous» is regularly used and occupies the 59.578 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VILLOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about villous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VILLOUS»

Discover the use of villous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to villous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, ...
Abnormal appearances seen under the dissecting microscope are broadly grouped under two headings: a flat mucosa and a ridged or convoluted mucosa. In both types of mucosa, the normal villous architecture is lost. Mild vil- lous shortening ...
W. Allan Walker, 2004
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Pathology of the Human Placenta
Generation of false knots is associated with increased branching of the villous tree and so is most common toward term and under hypoxic conditions. It should be remembered that the relative frequencies of these appearances will depend on ...
Kurt Benirschke, Graham J. Burton, Rebecca N Baergen, 2012
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Manual of Pathology of the Human Placenta: Second Edition
Villous chorangiosis is also a relatively common finding in the remaining “normal” villi. These changes are less prominent in earlier gestations. Suggestions for Examination and Report (Mesenchymal dysplasia) Gross Examination: Additional ...
Rebecca N Baergen, 2011
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Essentials of Rubin's Pathology
Villous adenoma of the colon. A. The colon contains a large, broad-based, elevated lesion that has a cauliflower-like surface. Afirm area nearthe center of the lesion proved on histologic examination to be an adenocarcinoma. B. Microscopic ...
Howard Reisner, 2013
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Genetics of Colorectal Cancer
Villous adenomas are rare, accounting for around 1% of all colorectal polyps. However, they are greatly over-represented within the residual adenomas occurring immediately adjacent to early colorectal cancers. One-third of such adenomas ...
John D. Potter, Noralane M. Lindor, 2009
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Pathology of Incipient Neoplasia
Villous adenoma consisting of villi- form fronds of dysplastic mucosa sharply demarcated from the surrounding normal colonic mucosa (bottom right). In general, tubular adenomas are charac- teri/ed by a complete lack or a limited display of" ...
Cancer Biomarkers Research Group Donald Earl Henson Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control National Cancer Institute, Jr. Jorge Albores-Saavedra Philip O'Bryan Montgomery, M.D. Professor of Surgical Pathology and Director Division of Anatomic Pathology University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2001
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Atlas of Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasonography: Staging ...
G.A. Santoro, G. Di Falco Sonographic evaluation of a villous rectal lesion is helpful in determining the presence of tumor invasion. Although the presence of ulceration or induration in these lesions correlates with the presence of cancer, ...
Giulio A. Santoro, 2003
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Handbook of Placental Pathology
GENERALIZED ABNORMALITIES OF THE VILLI Villous immaturity The assessment of villous immaturity is difficult in placentas delivered prior to 37 weeks of gestation. At term, the villi are small and have dilated vessels that compress the ...
Ona Marie Faye-Petersen, Debra S. Heller, Vijay V. Joshi, 2005
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Diseases of the Colon
Most polyps with malignant potential are adenomatous and can be further subdivided to include tubular, tubulovillous, and villous adenomas. Adenomatous Polyps The cancer risk of adenomatous polyps is associated with two factors: the size ...
Steven D. Wexner, Neil Stollman, 2006
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Fetal Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Practice
In the more mature placenta, they are inconspicuous, usually situated at the surfaces of immature intermediate villi where they represent the points of villous sprouting and development. The development of the villous tree starts by the ...
Charles H. Rodeck, Martin J. Whittle, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VILLOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term villous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Intraplacental villous artery resistance indices and identification of …
We propose that evaluation of intraplacental villous artery (IPVA) resistance can provide earlier detection of increased resistance in placental flow. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Lymphocytic Gastritis Strongly Associated with Celiac Disease
Compared to patients with normal duodenal histology, LG was more common in partial villous atrophy (OR: 37.66; 95% CI: 30.16–47.03), and subtotal/total ... «Celiac.com, Jul 15»
3
Over-accumulation of Iron Associated in Hepatitis C Implicated in …
Hepcidin, a hepatic peptide hormone, is a primary regulator of systemic iron status by blocking iron release from villous cells into the blood through binding to ... «Hepatitis News Today, Mar 15»
4
Dumaguing: Know more about Colorectal Cancer
Polyps with finger like projections are called villous adenoma, although mostly benign may cause profuse diarrhea leading to hypokalemia or a significant ... «Sun.Star, Mar 15»
5
Persistent Villous Atrophy Not Associated With Heart Disease
Celiac.com 03/13/2015 - People who suffer from celiac disease with persistent villous atrophy do not face any higher risk of ischemic heart disease or atrial ... «Celiac.com, Mar 15»
6
The Changing Clinical Profile of Celiac Disease
Villous atrophy was found in 87%, while 13% had minor lesions consistent with potential celiac disease. A large proportion of patients showed autoimmune ... «Medscape, Jan 15»
7
Patients Charge Blood Pressure Medication Benicar Is A Dangerous …
While taking the recommended dosage of Benicar, the plaintiffs developed severe gastrointestinal injuries, including sprue-like enteropathy and villous atrophy. «Business Wire, Jan 15»
8
Is 'Resect and Discard' Gaining Acceptance?
More importantly, interobserver variability is high, an observation that has led some post-polypectomy guidelines to not include villous elements and dysplasia ... «Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, Nov 14»
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Low-risk adenoma removal associated with reduced colorectal …
Patients with high-risk adenomas — or those with high-grade dysplasia, a villous component or a size ≥10 mm — underwent colonoscopy after 10 years, ... «Healio, Aug 14»
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What You Should Know: Celiac Disease
The small intestine develops villous atrophy that results in difficulties in the absorption of nutrients. In Kennedy's case, his problems started in childhood. He had ... «Irish America, Aug 14»

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