Ciliata

[ sil-ee-ey-tuh ]
/ ˌsɪl iˈeɪ tə /

noun

the class comprising the ciliate protozoans, considered as belonging in the kingdom Animalia.

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Origin of Ciliata

From New Latin; see origin at ciliate
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Medical definitions for Ciliata

Ciliata
[ sĭl′ē-ātə ]

n.

A class of protozoans whose members bear cilia or structures derived from them.
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