Definition of Ciliata

1. Noun. Class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle.




Definition of Ciliata

1. n. pl. One of the orders of Infusoria, characterized by having cilia. In some species the cilia cover the body generally, in others they form a band around the mouth.

Medical Definition of Ciliata

1. With marginal hairs that form a fringe. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ciliata

ciliary movement
ciliary muscle
ciliary muscles
ciliary neurotrophic factor
ciliary part of retina
ciliary process
ciliary processes
ciliary ring
ciliary staphyloma
ciliary veins
ciliary wreath
ciliary zone
ciliary zonule
ciliastatic
ciliata (current term)
ciliate
ciliated
ciliated epithelium
ciliated protozoan
ciliately
ciliates
ciliation
ciliations
cilice
cilices
cilicious
ciliectomy
ciliferous
ciliform

Literary usage of Ciliata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"Psorophora ciliata Robineau-Desvoidy, Mém. Soc. Hist, nat . Paris, iii, 413, 1827. ... Psorophora ciliata Johannsen, Bull. 68, NY State Mus., 411,1903. ..."

2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"ARENARIA ciliata. Fringed Sandwort. ... Arenaria ciliata. Linn. Sp. PI. 608. //''«//-. in Feron. v. 1. 420. i. 5. /2. A. n. 876. Hull. Hist. v. 1. 386. /. ..."

3. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"GRANTIA ciliata Fabricius Material. Grantia ciliata is very common on the ... Descriptive Part Grantia ciliata is a common representative of the Phylum ..."

4. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"ciliata.—As it is in this tribe of Animalcules that the action of the organs termed Cilia has the most important connection with the vital functions, ..."

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