Chonotricha

plural noun
Cho·not·ri·cha | \kōˈnä‧trə̇kə\

Definition of Chonotricha 

: a small order of euciliate protozoans that are commensal on the surface of aquatic invertebrates, have a more or less vasiform body with reduced ciliation and complex terminal peristome, and reproduce by budding and in some cases by conjugation

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Other Words from Chonotricha

chonotrichous \-kəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Chonotricha

New Latin, from chono- (irregular from Greek chonnos copper cup) + -tricha

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