Vorticellidae

plural noun
Vor·​ti·​cel·​li·​dae

Definition of Vorticellidae

: a family of marine or freshwater free-living or ectocommensal ciliates — see vorticella

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History and Etymology for Vorticellidae

New Latin, from Vorticella, type genus + -idae

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“Vorticellidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vorticellidae. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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