pilus definition

  • noun:
    • A hair or hairlike construction, especially at first glance of a cell or microorganism.
    • A hair.
    • A hairlike appendage found on the cell area of numerous bacteria.
    • In botany, one of the good slim figures, like locks, addressing some flowers.
    • In zoology, a hair or hair-like human anatomy, specifically a hair in any way distinguished from people who collectively cover your body.
    • hairlike structure particularly on the surface of a cell or microorganism
    • the cylindrical filaments characteristically developing from the skin of a mammal

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