Suctoria Suc*to"ri*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Suction}.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. An order of Infusoria having the body armed with somewhat stiff, tubular processes which they use as suckers in obtaining their food. They are usually stalked. [1913 Webster]

2. Same as {Rhizocephala}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Suctoria —   [zu lateinisch suctus »das Saugen«], die Saugtierchen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Suctoria — ⇒ Ciliata …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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  • Suctoria — Suc·to·ria .sək tōr ē ə n pl a class of complex protozoans (subphylum Ciliophora) which in the mature form are fixed to the substrate, lack locomotor organelles or a mouth, and obtain food through specialized suctorial tentacles …   Medical dictionary

  • suctoria — suc·to·ria …   English syllables

  • suctoria — I. ˌsəkˈtōrēə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from neuter plural of suctorius suctorial : a class of complex protozoans (subphylum Ciliophora) which have cilia only early in development and in which the mature form is fixed… …   Useful english dictionary

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