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ciliate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ciliate  \Cil"i*ate\,  Ciliated  \Cil"i*a`ted\,  a. 
  Provided  with  or  surrounded  by  cilia;  as  a  ciliate  leaf; 
  endowed  with  vibratory  motion;  as  the  ciliated  epithelium  of 
  the  windpipe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ciliate 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  cilia  projecting  from  the  surface  of  a 
  cell  [syn:  {ciliary},  {cilial}] 
  2:  or  or  relating  to  the  human  eyelash  [syn:  {ciliary}] 
  3:  having  a  margin  or  fringe  of  hairlike  projections  [syn:  {ciliated}] 
  n  :  a  protozoan  with  a  microscopic  appendage  extending  from  the 
  surface  of  the  cell  [syn:  {ciliated  protozoan},  {ciliophoran}] 




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