Meaning of filose in English:

filose

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪləʊz/ /ˈfʌɪləʊs/

adjective

Zoology
  • Having a thread-like tip; resembling a thread. Also: having one or more thread-like processes, specifically filopodia; of or relating to such processes.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in George Crabb (1778–1851), lawyer and writer. From scientific Latin filosus from classical Latin fīlum thread + -ōsus.