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ciliate

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noun cil·i·ate \ˈsi-lē-ət, -lē-ˌāt\

Definition of ciliate

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



1916

First Known Use of ciliate

1916


Medical Dictionary

ciliate

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noun cil·i·ate \ˈsil-ē-ət, -ē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of ciliate

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of ciliate Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about ciliate


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