Hypotricha

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

Definition of Hypotricha

  1. :  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

hypotrichous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hypotricha

New Latin, from hypo- + -tricha


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