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hypotrich

[hahy-puh-trik] /ˈhaɪ pə trɪk/
noun
1.
any ciliate of the suborder Hypotricha, having cilia chiefly on the ventral surface.
Origin of hypotrich
< New Latin Hypotricha; see hypo-, -tricha
Related forms
hypotrichous
[hahy-po-tri-kuh s] /haɪˈpɒ trɪ kəs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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