ETYM Latin, shaggy hair, a tuft of hair.
A minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane.
Small veinlike outgrowth; soft hair.
Plural villi small fingerlike projection extending into the interior of the small intestine and increasing the absorptive area of the intestinal wall. Digested nutrients, including sugars and amino acids, pass into the villi and are carried away by the circulating blood.
Soft velvety hair or fur.