balantidium definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of heterotrichous ciliate Infusoria, of household Bursarina, having a large peristome and well-marked rectal aperture. Its types are observed within the anus of batrachians, the large intestine of man, and c┼ôloma of annelids.

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