pilus

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(pī′lŭs)

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(pī′lī″)
pl. pili [L. pilus, a hair]

1. A hair.
2. In microbiology, any of the minute hairlike appendages found on the surface of many bacteria; fimbria.

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(pī′lī″)
pl. pili [L. pilus, a hair]

1. A hair.
2. In microbiology, any of the minute hairlike appendages found on the surface of many bacteria; fimbria.

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