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Synonyms and Antonyms of pilus

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pilus

synonym (synonym of pilus)

  • (noun.body)
    any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun.body)
     

hypernym (pilus IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun.body)
    a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells) (noun.body)
     
  • hairlike structure especially on the surface of a cell or microorganism (noun.animal)
    a filamentous projection or process on an organism (noun.animal)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pilus relation)

  • any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun.body)
    a hair that does not emerge from the follicle but remains embedded in the skin (usually causing inflammation) (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.animal)
    any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nouri more.. (noun.animal)
     
  • hairlike structure especially on the surface of a cell or microorganism (noun.animal)
    any organism of microscopic size (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pilus)

  • any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun.body)
    of or relating to a hair (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation hair hair filament filum ingrown hair micro-organism microorganism mammal mammalian pilar

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