heterotrich

[het-er-uh-trik]

noun

any ciliate of the suborder Heterotricha, having the body covered uniformly with short cilia.

Nearby words

  1. heterothallic,
  2. heterotonia,
  3. heterotopia,
  4. heterotransplant,
  5. heterotransplantation,
  6. heterotrichosis,
  7. heterotroph,
  8. heterotrophic,
  9. heterotropia,
  10. heterotypic

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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