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infusorian

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noun in·fu·so·ri·an \-ē-ən\

Definition of infusorian

  1. :  any of a heterogeneous group of minute organisms found especially in water with decomposing organic matter; especially :  a ciliated protozoan

infusorian

adjective


Origin and Etymology of infusorian

ultimately from Latin infusus


First Known Use: 1859


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infusorian

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noun in·fu·so·ri·an \-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of infusorian

  1. :  any of a heterogeneous group of minute organisms found especially in water with decomposing organic matter; especially :  a ciliated protozoan

infusorian

adjective



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