intestinal villi

(in-TES-tih-nul VIH-ly)

Tiny hair-like projections that line the inside of the small intestine. They contain blood vessels and help absorb nutrients.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "intestinal villi"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "vellosidades intestinales"

Proyecciones diminutas con aspecto de pelo que cubren el interior del intestino delgado. Contienen vasos sanguĂ­neos y ayudan a absorber los nutrientes.