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ciliate

noun cil·i·ate \ˈsi-lē-ət, -lē-ˌāt\

Definition of CILIATE

:  any of a phylum or subphylum (Ciliophora) of ciliated protozoans (as paramecia)
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First Known Use of CILIATE

1916
Medical Dictionary

ciliate

noun cil·i·ate \ˈsil-ē-ət, -ē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of CILIATE

:  any of the phylum Ciliophora of ciliate protozoans

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