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hypotrich

[hahy-puh-trik]
noun
  1. 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
Related formshy·pot·rich·ous [hahy-po-tri-kuh s] /haɪˈpɒ trɪ kəs/, adjective
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