ciliation
noun see ciliated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ciliation — See ciliately. * * * …   Universalium

  • ciliation — cil·i·a·tion …   English syllables

  • ciliation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun ( s) : the state or degree of being ciliate : the cilia of a part …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterotrich — heterotrichous /het euh ro treuh keuhs/, adj. /het euhr euh trik/, n. any ciliate of the suborder Heterotricha, having the body covered uniformly with short cilia. [ < NL Heterotricha name of the order. See HETERO , TRICHA] * * * ▪ protozoan… …   Universalium

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  • cil — [ sil ] n. m. • XIIe; lat. cilium 1 ♦ Poil qui garnit le bord libre des paupières et protège le globe oculaire. Avoir de longs cils. Battre des cils. ⇒ ciller, cligner. Du cil. ⇒ ciliaire. « L ombre des cils palpitait sur ses joues » (Martin du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ciliated — or ciliate adjective Date: 1753 possessing cilia < ciliated epithelial cells > • ciliation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trichoplax — Taxobox name = Trichoplax adhaerens image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Placozoa phylum authority = Grell, 1971 classis = Trichoplacoidea ordo = Trichoplacida familia = Trichoplacidae genus = Trichoplax species = T. adhaerens binomial …   Wikipedia

  • peritrich — per·i·trich (pĕrʹĭ trĭk ) n. pl. pe·rit·richs, also pe·rit·ri·cha (pə rĭtʹrĭ kə) Any of various protozoans, such as the vorticella, having a wide oral opening surrounded by cilia.   [From New Latin Peritrichida, former order name : peri + Greek… …   Universalium

  • animal — animalic /an euh mal ik/, animalian /an euh may lee euhn, mayl yeuhn/, adj. /an euh meuhl/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well defined shape and usually limited growth, can move… …   Universalium

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