Definition of Pileous

1. a. Consisting of, or covered with, hair; hairy; pilose.



Definition of Pileous

1. Adjective. Consisting of, or covered with, hair; hairy. ¹

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Definition of Pileous

1. pilose [adj] - See also: pilose

Medical Definition of Pileous

1. Synonym: hairy. Origin: L. Pilus, hair (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pileous

piledrives
piledriving
piledrove
pilei
pileiform
pileipelles
pileipellis
pileless
pilement
pilements
pilenta
pilentum
pilentums
pileorhiza
pileorhizae
pileous (current term)
pileous gland
piler
pilers
piles
pileum
pileup
pileups
pileus
pilework
pileworks
pileworm
pilewort
pileworts
pilfer

Literary usage of Pileous

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1854)
"pileous SYSTEM of Bichat is that formed by the hair. It comprises the different species of ... PILEUX, pileous. PILEWORT, Ranunculus acris, and R. ficaria. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"under ¡t three sub-varieties, viz., Dermoid, pileous, and Adipose; but when we remember that the contents of these cysts vary, that we may have bones, ..."

3. The College, the Market, and the Court, Or, Woman's Relation to Education by Caroline Wells Healey Dall (1868)
"[IA>TE, from (•< " Art thon not beautiful, my new-born Then Ihou an pileous, and shalt go thy way. ..."

4. The Life of Adoniram Judson by Edward Judson (1883)
"Those pileous moans, those agonized groan- ings seemed no nearer an end than ever. Another day passed—another night—again day dawned and drew near its close ..."

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