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|Noun||1.||ciliated protozoan - a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell|
protozoan, protozoon - any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
Ciliata, Ciliophora, class Ciliata, class Ciliophora - class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
infusorian - any member of the subclass Infusoria
tetrahymena - relative of the paramecium; often used in genetics research
stentor - any of several trumpet-shaped ciliate protozoans that are members of the genus Stentor
vorticella - any of various protozoa having a transparent goblet-shaped body with a retractile stalk
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