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Synonyms for pilus

Synonyms for (noun) pilus

Synonyms: pilus Definition: hairlike structure especially on the surface of a cell or microorganism

Similar words: hair Definition: a filamentous projection or process on an organism

Synonyms: pilus, hair Definition: any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal Usage: there is a hair in my soup

Similar words: filament, filum Definition: a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)