ciliophoran


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Noun1.ciliophoran - 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
paramecia, paramecium - any member of the genus Paramecium
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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Occurrence of trichodinid ciliophorans (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) in the freshwater fishes of the river Churni with description of Trichodina glossogobae sp.
Wet smears of the skin and gills were examined for the presence of ectoparasitic chilodonellid ciliophorans. In order to study details of the ventral ciliature, positive smears were air dried and impregnated with a 2% aqueous solution of sliver nitrate (AgNO3) for 8 min (Klein, 1958) then rinsed thoroughly in distilled water and exposed to ultraviolet light for 20-25 min.