Hypotricha

plural noun
Hy·​pot·​ri·​cha | \hīˈpä‧trə̇kə\

Definition of Hypotricha 

: a suborder of Spirotricha comprising ciliates that have cilia only on the ventral surface and usually fused to cirri and that often have tactile bristles on the dorsum — compare euplotes , oxytricha , stylonychia

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Other Words from Hypotricha

hypotrichous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗kəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hypotricha

New Latin, from hypo- + -tricha

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