Pronunciation of Villus  


English Meaning

One of the minute papillary processes on certain vascular membranes; a villosity; as, villi cover the lining of the small intestines of many animals and serve to increase the absorbing surface.

  1. Biology A minute projection arising from a mucous membrane, especially:
  2. Biology One of the numerous vascular projections of the small intestine.
  3. Biology One of the fingerlike projections of the chorion that contribute to the formation of the placenta in mammals.
  4. Botany A fine, hairlike epidermal outgrowth.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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