Usage examples for filamentous

  1. It is, in fact, a mere particle of living jelly, without defined parts of any kind- without a mouth, nerves, muscles, or distinct organs, and only manifesting its vitality to ordinary observation by thrusting out and retracting from all parts of its surface, long filamentous processes, which serve for arms and legs. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. The natives use an infusion of the filamentous reticulate portion surrounding the seeds, in doses of 0. 50- 0. 60 gm. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  3. In structure they are expanded or filamentous nearly always rose- coloured or purple in colour. – Sea-Weeds, Shells and Fossils by Peter Gray B. B. Woodward
  4. The commonest parasite of the kind is a filamentous species particularly common in brackish water in the Ganges delta. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  5. Towards the surface, the ultimate branches of this filamentous network give birth, both at their summits and laterally, to globular cells, which acquire a comparatively large size. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  6. A comparison of the various causes influencing the development manifested by the greater or less degree of condensation in the interior of nebulae, no less than a successive course of direct observations, have led to the belief that changes of form have been recognized first in Andromeda, next in the constallation Argo, and in the isolated filamentous portion of the nebula in Orion. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  7. Its presence in such places is due to its ability to ascend very precipitous water courses by means of the filamentous algae which usually border such torrents. – Fly Fishing in Wonderland by Klahowya
  8. Many such clusters can be produced on one sclerotium, so that soon the greater part of the surface is covered by filamentous conidia- bearers with their panicles. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke