Definition of microvillous in English:

microvillous

Pronunciation /-ˈviləs/

adjective

Biology

See microvillus

‘The cells in the lung and airways differ from those in the gastrointestinal system in that they lack the distinctive terminal web that lies immediately beneath the microvillous border.’
  • ‘It should be noted that effects of cytochalasin D on the physical properties of microvillous tethers between leukocytes and endothelial cells cannot be ruled out by this study.’
  • ‘The epithelial component has delicate surface microvillous projections indicating glandular differentiation.’
  • ‘A microvillous tegument was appreciated overlying a thin layer of smooth muscle and a single row of stromal cells.’
  • ‘Epithelial foot process effacement with microvillous transformation was present.’