peritroch

noun
peri·​troch | \ ˈperə‧ˌträk \
plural -s

Definition of peritroch

1 : an embryo or larva surrounded by a band of cilia
2 : a band of cilia

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Other Words from peritroch

peritrochal \ pəˈri‧trəkəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for peritroch

peri- + -troch

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peritrichous

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peritrophic membrane

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“Peritroch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peritroch. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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