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Meaning of FILIFORM

Pronunciation:  'filu`form

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WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [adj]  thin in diameter; resembling a thread
 
 Synonyms: filamentlike, filamentous, thin, threadlike, thready
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fil"i*form\, a. [L. filum thread + -form: cf. F.
filiforme.]
Having the shape of a thread or filament; as, the filiform
papill[ae] of the tongue; a filiform style or peduncle. See
Illust. of {Antenn[AE]}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Thread-like.
 

 

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