Definition of Filose

1. a. Terminating in a threadlike process.



Definition of Filose

1. Adjective. Terminating in a thread-like process. ¹

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Definition of Filose

1. resembling a thread [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filose

filmworthy
filmy
filmy fern
filmzine
filmzines
filo
filo pastry
filoplumaceous
filoplume
filoplumes
filopodia
filopodial
filopodium
filopressure
filos
filose (current term)
filoselle
filoselles
filovaricosis
filoviridae
filoviridae infections
filovirus
filovirus infections
filoviruses
fils
filst
filsten
filter
filter-feeder
filter-feeders

Literary usage of Filose

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"filose Activity in Metazoan Eggs. — Any new facts that throw light upon the ... The filose processes are described as extremely fine protoplasmic threads ..."

2. A History of the Native States of India by Surendra Nātha Rāya (1888)
"... henceforth proved himself the evil genius of Daulat Rao, gladly promised to carry out the plan. At the request of Michael filose, an officer of Sindia ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"They are at times penetrated by filose processes spun into their interior from the interalveolar substance. Whether the actual lamellar substance takes any ..."

4. Dictionary of Indian Biography by Charles Edward Buckland (1906)
"filose, JEAN BAPTISTE ... Colonel: son of Michael filose (qv): born at Faizabad, March, ... Sir Michael filose, employed as architect, etc., at Gwalior. ..."

5. The Living Substance as Such: And as Organism by Gwendolen Foulke Andrews (1897)
"The immature eggs were most markedly abnormal in filose ways. Most observers have noticed a sort of shapelessness and even ..."

6. Life of the Honourable Rajah, Sir Dinkar Rao: K.C.S.I., Musheer-i-khas by Mukund Wamanrao Burway (1907)
"... Rao Scindia had full confidence in Sir Michael filose, and the present Ruler of Gwalior entertains the same high opinion about him. ..."

7. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1898)
"Perhaps the most interesting pages in this section are those on the filose formations or "thread- spinnings" of protoplasm. These threads were protruded ..."

8. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"9), but the more delicate "filose" ones consist entirely of ectoplasm (Fig. 10). The flagellum of Euglena was reported by ..."

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