adjectiveBotany & Medicine
Covered with or characterized by branlike scales.
More example sentences
- Fifty subjects suffering from scalp seborrhea and furfuraceous desquamation took part in this clinical trial.
- The stem of this species is 70-100 × 9-20 mm, narrowing upward, solid or stuffed, white, smooth and glabrous at first, becoming finely furfuraceous towards the base.
- They are recognized by dark, ridged, pitted, usually conic-shaped caps, the margin fused to the stipe, or somewhat overlapping, and a whitish to cream-buff, furfuraceous stipe with folds at the base.
mid 17th century: from late Latin furfuraceus (from Latin furfur 'bran') + -ous.
Definition of furfuraceous in:
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