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villus

US [ˈvɪlʌs]
UK ['vɪləs]
  • n.【解】绒毛;纤毛;【植】长茸毛
  • Web小肠绒毛;胎盘绒毛
Plural Form:villi  
villus
n.
1.
绒毛(在小肠内壁等)any one of the many small thin parts shaped like fingers that stick out from some surfaces on the inside of the body (for example in the intestine ). Villi increase the area of these surfaces so that substances can be absorbed by the body more easily.

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