Definition of Filoplume

1. n. A hairlike feather; a father with a slender scape and without a web in most or all of its length.



Definition of Filoplume

1. Noun. (zoology) A hair-like feather; a feather with a slender scape and without a web in most or all of its length. ¹

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Definition of Filoplume

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Medical Definition of Filoplume

1. A hairlike feather; a father with a slender scape and without a web in most or all of its length. Origin: L. Filum a thread pluma a soft feather. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filoplume

filmsetting
filmsettings
filmstar
filmstars
filmstrip
filmstrips
filmwise
filmworthy
filmy
filmy fern
filmzine
filmzines
filo
filo pastry
filoplumaceous
filoplume (current term)
filoplumes
filopodia
filopodial
filopodium
filopressure
filos
filose
filoselle
filoselles
filovaricosis
filoviridae
filoviridae infections
filovirus
filovirus infections

Literary usage of Filoplume

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1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"B, filoplume. C, nestling veloped in a pit rachis; suP-"mi>. superior umbilicus. (From Parker and the feather follicle. A typical feather (Fig. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1907)
"He is covered with a short, dense down, sooty brown in color, interspersed with a coat of long, black, filoplume- like down. The lower breast, the belly and ..."

3. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"A, part of a tail feather; B, filoplume; C, nestling down. cal, calamus; inf. umb, inferior umbilicus; rch, rachis; sup. umb, superior umbilicus. ..."

4. A Course of Instruction in Zootomy (vertebrata.) by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1906)
"Pluck out a filoplume and examine it in the same way : note :— 148. The delicate stem, showing no distinction between calamus and rachis. 149. ..."

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