Holotricha

plural noun
Ho·​lot·​ri·​cha | \ həˈlä‧trə̇kə \

Definition of Holotricha

: a large order of uniformly ciliated euciliate protozoans without adoral zone, usually with a cytostome, and with holozoic or saprozoic nutrition

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Other Words from Holotricha

holotrichal \ -​kəl \ or holotrichous \ -​kəs \ adjective
holotrichously adverb

History and Etymology for Holotricha

New Latin, from hol- + -tricha

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“Holotricha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holotricha. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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