from The Century Dictionary.
- A primary group of Infusoria, as distinguished from the Tentaculifera, or Acinetæ, and from the Ciliata.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See
infusoria, and monad.
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- noun protozoa having flagella
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On the Spongiæ ciliatæ as Infusoria flagellata, etc. Mem.
These animal microbes are often spoken of as "blood-flagellates" or hæmo-flagellata, and the larger kinds are called "Trypanosomes," or "screw-form parasites," or whilst
Some of the infusoria of the flagellata-class (Signura, Magosphaera, etc.) are similar in structure to these vegetal clusters, but differ in their animal nutrition; they form the special group of the
We know to-day of a great number of these little beings, such as the gregarinae, flagellata, acineta, infusoria, etc.
The statuette represented a woman bound tightly, on whom two Cossacks were inflicting the knout; the socle bore the inscription, "Polonia vincta et flagellata."
H.J. Clark published a paper "On the Spongiae Ciliatae as Infusoria flagellata" in the "Mem.