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pilo-, pil-, pili- (Latin: hair).

1. Resembling a hair.
2. Having many filaments that resemble a hair or thread.
capillary, capillarity:
1. An extremely narrow thin-walled blood vessel that connects small arteries (arterioles) with small veins (venules) to form a network throughout the body.
2. Involving or relating to capillary action.
3. Resembling hair; as fine and slender as a hair.
Believed to be from assumed late Latin catta pilosa, "hairy cat". The larva of a butterfly or moth. It has a long soft body, many short legs, and often has brightly colored or spiny skin
To remove hair from the body, usually from the legs or underarms.
1. Having the property of removing hair.
2. A depilatory agent or substance; a preparation to remove (growing) hair.
depilous Deprived or void of hair.

epilate, expilate:
To pull out or eradicate (hair).
epilation, expilation:
To pull out or eradicate (hair).
horripilate, horripilation:
Erection of the hairs on the skin by contraction of the cutaneous muscles (caused by cold, fear or other emotion, or nervous affection), producing the condition known as "goose-flesh"; "goose-bumps", and "creeping of the flesh".
1. The hair, wool, or especially fur, with which an animal is covered.
2. Collectively the hair of the entire body.
pilation, pilatio:
A hairline fracture that may be found in skull bones.
Covered with hair.
pileum (singular), pilea (plural):
Covered with hair.
The formation and growth of hair.
piliferous, piligerous:
1. Used to describe plant parts that are covered in fine hairs or have hairs growing at the tip.
2. Bearing or producing hair; the outermost layer of root or epiblema that gives rise to root-hairs.
A reference to a plant part that takes the form of a hair; resembling hair; trichoid.
pilimiction, pilimictio:
The passage in the urine of hairs or hairlike structures, such as threads of mucus.
Hollow, or cystlike, and containing hairs; said of certain dermoid tumors.
Composed of fiber-shaped cells.
A skin reaction caused by erection of the hair follicles, as from cold or shock due to contraction of the arrector pili muscles. This causes transient roughness of the skin.
Resembling hair.
The introduction of hair into an aneurysm to promote obliteration by producing thrombosis in the aneurysm.
The study of hair; also trichology.
1. A reference to the arrector muscles, the contraction of which produces cutis ansertina (goose flesh) and the erection of the hairs.
2. Causing movements of hairs, as the arrectores pilorum.
Pertaining to, characterized by, or having a nidus or tuft of hairs.
pilose, pilosity:
1. Used to describe plant parts that are covered with soft hair.
2. Hairy; covered with hair; downy.
Pertaining to the hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
A condition of hairiness.
pilosism, pilosity:
Excessive hairiness.
An ingenious, hair-splitting, penetrating argument, especially in Jewish Talmudic study.
pilus, singular; pili, plural:
1. One of slender hair-like structures covering some plants.
2. One of the threadlike appendages of the skin consisting of a slender, flexible shaft of cornified cells embedded by its root in a follicle; hair.

It is present in varying numbers in different parts of the body surface but it is absent in others such as the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, glans penis, inner surfaces of clitoris, and labia minora. It also varies in length, thickness, color, shape, and waviness in different parts of the body and in different individuals.