hypotrich

[ hahy-puh-trik ]
/ ˈhaɪ pə trɪk /

noun

any ciliate of the suborder Hypotricha, having cilia chiefly on the ventral surface.

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Origin of hypotrich

<New Latin Hypotricha;see hypo-, -tricha

OTHER WORDS FROM hypotrich

hy·pot·rich·ous [hahy-po-tri-kuhs], /haɪˈpɒ trɪ kəs/, adjective
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