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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane.

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  • The mature enterocytes at the tip of the villus are the cells that are most susceptible to IR
  • In the northeast, lowland grasslands, locally known as villus, are associated with the floodplains of the river systems.
  • In the center of the villus is another vessel, with thinner and more transparent walls, which is the commencement of a lacteal.
  • A, layer of columnar epithelium covering the villus; for more
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