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villous

[′vil·əs]
(botany)
Having a surface covered with long, soft, shaggy hairs.
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These usually combine a firm base made of foam or plastic with a top layer of gel, dry polymer or other viscous material, or villous air pockets.
During the process of villous amalgamation, linear convolutions and finally distinct islands or a mosaic plateau (16) with variable heights of approximately 80-200 [micro]m are formed (Figure 1).
These include products of conception specimens with abnormal villous morphology, early nonmolar specimens with prominent trophoblastic hyperplasia, hydropic abortuses, and androgenetic/biparental mosaic conceptions.
With regard to the ileum villous depth, the pathology was found to be significantly more severe in group 2 than that in group 3 (p=0.003).
Findings in giardiasis include the identification of the binucleated pear-shaped organism between the villi, variable villous blunting, and an inflammatory infiltrate.
The degree of mucosal damage was further graded according to the standard Marsh-Oberhuber classification: Marsh 0 represents normal mucosa; Marsh I stands for increased LIEs (>25/100 enterocytes); Marsh II for hyper-plastic crypts; and Marsh III grades are partial (a), subtotal (b), or total (c) villous atrophy (21,22).
Also, both chorangioma and chorangiomatosis are seen before 32 weeks of gestation and involve more proximal elements of villous structures, whereas chorangiosis is more common in late preterm and term pregnancy, and is a diffuse process involving the terminal villi.
The cotyledons that are visible on the maternal surface of the placenta show a good correspondence to the position of the villous trees derived from the chorionic plate in the intervillous space or blood chamber (Huppertz; Prieto Gomez et al., 2008; Carlson).
Villous adenoma of the common hepatic duct: the importance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for relevant diagnosis.
Histological variables evaluated were villous maturation, decidual arteriopathy, infarction, accelerated intervillous maturation, cytotrophoblastic proliferation, stromal oedema, stromal fibrosis, and syncytial knots.