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Ciliophora

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noun plural Cil·i·oph·o·ra \ˌsil-ē-ˈäf-(ə-)rə\

Medical Definition of Ciliophora

  1. :  a phylum or subphylum of protozoans that possess cilia during some phase of the life cycle and usually have nuclei of two kinds—compare sarcomastigophora

ciliophoran

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