Ciliata

Ciliata

[sil-ee-ey-tuh]
noun
the class comprising the ciliate protozoans, considered as belonging in the kingdom Animalia.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see ciliate

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Ciliata Cil·i·a·ta (sĭl'ē-ā'tə)
n.
A class of protozoans whose members bear cilia or structures derived from them.

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