ciliated

adjective
cil·​i·​at·​ed | \ ˈsi-lē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce ciliated (audio) \
variants: or ciliate \ ˈsi-​lē-​ət How to pronounce ciliate (audio) , -​lē-​ˌāt \

Definition of ciliated

: possessing cilia ciliated epithelial cells

Other Words from ciliated

ciliation \ ˌsi-​lē-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce ciliation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ciliated

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Ciliated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ciliated. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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ciliated

adjective
cil·​i·​at·​ed | \ ˈsil-ē-ˌāt-əd How to pronounce ciliated (audio) \
variants: or ciliate

Medical Definition of ciliated

: provided with cilia ciliated epithelium the ciliate protozoans

Other Words from ciliated

ciliately adverb
ciliation \ ˌsil-​ē-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce ciliation (audio) \ noun

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