• Definition for "ciliate"
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ciliate definition

  • adjective:
    • Ciliated.
    • Ciliated.
    • Of or with respect to the eyelash.
    • given, or surrounded by, cilia; ; endowed with vibratory movement.
    • having a margin or perimeter of hairlike projections
    • of or concerning cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
    • of or concerning the human eyelash
    • Ciliated.
    • Ciliated.
    • Of or with respect to the eyelash.
    • supplied with, or enclosed by, cilia; ; endowed with vibratory movement.
    • having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections
    • of or concerning cilia projecting from surface of a cell
    • of or relating to the peoples eyelash
  • noun:
    • Any of various protozoans for the course Ciliata, described as numerous cilia.
    • any one of numerous protozoa, regarding the course Ciliata, which have many cilia.
    • a protozoan with a microscopic appendage expanding through the area of this mobile
    • any one of various protozoans regarding the course Ciliata, described as many cilia.
    • some of many protozoa, for the class Ciliata, which have numerous cilia.
    • a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
  • others:
    • Furnished with cilia; bearing cilia.
    • In entomology, given a row of even, fine, rather stiff, and sometimes curved hairs; fringed: as, a ciliated margin.
    • Furnished with cilia; bearing cilia.
    • In entomology, given a-row of even, fine, very stiff, and frequently curved hairs; fringed: because, a ciliated margin.
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