Definition of Microvilli

1. Noun. (plural of microvillus) ¹



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Definition of Microvilli

1. microvillus [n] - See also: microvillus

Medical Definition of Microvilli

1. Minute projections of cell membranes which greatly increase the surface area of the cell. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microvilli

microvans
microvariability
microvariation
microvariations
microvaristor
microvaristors
microvascular
microvascular anastomosis
microvasculature
microvegetation
microvesicle
microvesicles
microvessel
microvessels
microvillar
microvilli (current term)
microvillous
microvillus
microviridin
microvirus
microviscosity
microvoid
microvolt
microvolts
microvolume
microwatt
microwatts
microwavable
microwave
microwave-radiation

Literary usage of Microvilli

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"This was supported by the findings that rosette, acinar, or tubular structures in the human argentaffin cell tumor were formed by cells with microvilli (11) ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... Details of the visceral epithelial cells and their processes can readily be made out. There are scattered microvilli. There are no perforations. X 1000. ..."

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