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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the contractile, musclelike fibrillæ found in the protoplasm of certain ciliato Infusoria, such as the bell-animalcule, Vorticella.

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  • The erroneous term "ciliato" above needs to be changed to Ciliophora or ciliates.

    January 29, 2012