membranelle

noun

mem·​bra·​nelle
ˈmem-brə-ˌnel
variants also membranella
plural membranelles also membranellae -ˈnel-ē How to pronounce membranelle (audio)
: a flattened vibrating organ like a membrane composed of a row of fused cilia in various ciliates

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“Membranelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/membranelle. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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