piliferous[pī lif′ər əs]
- The definition of piliferous is a person or thing that has or produces hair.
- An example of piliferous is a hair follicle; a piliferous follicle.
- An example of piliferous is the vitamin biotin; a piliferous vitamin.
having or bearing hair or hairs
Origin of piliferouspili- + -ferous
Bearing or producing hair.
Origin of piliferousLatin pilus, hair + –ferous.
(comparative more piliferous, superlative most piliferous)
- Containing or producing hair.