Medical Dictionary

Ciliata

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noun plural Cil·i·a·ta \ˌsil-ē-ˈāt-ə\

Medical Definition of Ciliata

  1. in some classifications :  a large class of chiefly free-living protozoans that feed on complex organic matter, have cilia or cirri throughout the vegetative stages of the life cycle, and usually have nuclei of two kinds


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