[ băl′ən-tĭd′ē-əm ]
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A genus of ciliates found in the digestive tract of vertebrates and invertebrates.
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How to use Balantidium in a sentence
Ichthyophthirius alone causes epidemics among Fishes, and Balantidium coli has been observed in intestinal disease in Man.
Experiments with the cultivation of our three species of the genus Nyctotherus and of Balantidium entozoon and B. coli.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth