: any of a phylum or subphylum (Ciliophora) of ciliated protozoans (such as paramecia)
Examples of ciliate in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebVarious other organisms also popped up alive in the mollusk feces, including springtails, ciliates, nematodes, mosses, and plant seeds.
Yao-hua Law, Science | AAAS, 27 Mar. 2018
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