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Definition of "filum" [filum]

  • A threadlike anatomical structure; a filament. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "filum" in a sentence
  • "The lady at the counter referred to it as a filum which is what Kim Hill always says."
  • "Frum teh lookie ob teh mountin teh filum was shooted round New Plymouth, in teh norf iland – justin case ne1 wantzes to noe."
  • "Officium foeminarum est ducere bigas, ponere domus super eas et deponere, mungere vaccas, facere butirum et griut, parare pelles, et consuere eas, quas consuunt filo deneruis; diuidunt enim neruos in minuta fila, et postea illa contorquent in vnum longum filum."
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