ciliate


cil·i·ate

noun \ˈsi-lē-ət, -lē-ˌāt\

Definition of CILIATE

:  any of a phylum or subphylum (Ciliophora) of ciliated protozoans (as paramecia)

First Known Use of CILIATE

1916

cil·i·ate

noun \ˈsil-ē-ət, -ē-ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CILIATE

: any of the phylum Ciliophora of ciliate protozoans

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