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heterotrich

[het-er-uh-trik]
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noun
  1. any ciliate of the suborder Heterotricha, having the body covered uniformly with short cilia.

Origin of heterotrich

< New Latin Heterotricha name of the order. See hetero-, -tricha
Related formshet·er·ot·ri·chous [het-uh-ro-truh-kuh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒ trə kəs/, adjective
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