Balantidium

[băl′ən-tĭdē-əm]

n.

A genus of ciliates found in the digestive tract of vertebrates and invertebrates.

Nearby words

  1. benzamine,
  2. benzanthracene,
  3. benzedrine,
  4. benzene,
  5. benzene hexachloride,
  6. benzene series,
  7. benzeneazobenzene,
  8. benzenecarbaldehyde,
  9. benzenecarbonyl,
  10. benzenecarboxylate


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