Euciliata

plural noun
Eu·​ciliata | \ (¦)yü+ \

Definition of Euciliata

: the subclass of Ciliata comprising protozoans having a trophic macronucleus and a reproductive micronucleus and reproducing sexually by conjugation and including the four orders Holotricha, Spirotricha, Chonotricha, and Peritricha — compare protociliata

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Other Words from Euciliata

euciliate \ (ˈ)yü+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Euciliata

New Latin, from eu- + Ciliata

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“Euciliata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euciliata. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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