heterotrich

[ het-er-uh-trik ]
/ ˈhɛt ər ə trɪk /

noun

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

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Origin of heterotrich

<New Latin Heterotricha name of the order. See hetero-, -tricha

OTHER WORDS FROM heterotrich

het·er·ot·ri·chous [het-uh-ro-truh-kuhs], /ˌhɛt əˈrɒ trə kəs/, adjective
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