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heterotrich

[het-er-uh-trik] /ˈhɛt ər ə trɪk/
noun
1.
any ciliate of the suborder Heterotricha, having the body covered uniformly with short cilia.
Origin of heterotrich
< New Latin Heterotricha name of the order. See hetero-, -tricha
Related forms
heterotrichous
[het-uh-ro-truh-kuh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒ trə kəs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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