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ciliata


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ciliata  \Cil`i*a"ta\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Cilia}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  orders  of  Infusoria,  characterized  by  having 
  cilia.  In  some  species  the  cilia  cover  the  body  generally,  in 
  others  they  form  a  band  around  the  mouth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Ciliata 
  n  :  class  of  protozoa  having  cilia  or  hairlike  appendages  on 
  part  or  all  of  the  surface  during  some  part  of  the  life 
  cycle  [syn:  {Ciliata},  {class  Ciliata},  {Ciliophora},  {class 
  Ciliophora}] 




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