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Ciliophora

[sil-ee-of-er-uh] /ˌsɪl iˈɒf ər ə/
noun, Biology.
1.
a phylum of protozoa in the kingdom Protista, comprising the ciliates.
Origin of Ciliophora
< New Latin, equivalent to cili(um) cilium + -o- -o- + Greek -phora, neuter plural of -phoros -phorous
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