from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vorticella.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An infusorian animalcule of the family Vorticellidæ.;⟩ a bell-animalcule.
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There is a cell in my brain as yet filled with nothing; but there is commotion, an eddy, like that of the vorticel which is drawing thither its destined deposits.