AskDefine | Define filamentous

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filamentous adj : thin in diameter; resembling a thread [syn: filiform, filamentlike, threadlike, thready]

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  1. Having the form of threads or filaments

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filamentous in German: Filament
filamentous in French: Filament
filamentous in Japanese: フィラメント
filamentous in Simple English: Filament
filamentous in Slovak: Filament
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