Medical Definition of Peritrichida

1. An order of ciliates (subclass Peritrichia, phylum Ciliophora) characterised by a cylindrical shape with the cilia usually limited to the zone surrounding the mouth opening; includes the suborder Mobilina, whose members are all ecto-or endoparasites of aquatic invertebrates and vertebrates, of which the genus Trichodina includes economically important gill parasites of fish. Origin: peri-+ G. Thrix, hair (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peritrichida

Peripatetics
Peripatidae
Peripatopsidae
Peripatopsis
Periplaneta americana
Periplaneta australasiae
Periploca
Periploca graeca
Perisoreus
Perisoreus canadensis
Perisoreus canadensis capitalis
Peristediinae
Peristedion
Peristedion miniatum
Peritrate
Peritrichida
Perkinism
Perkins
Perkinsian
Perl
Perlia
Perlia's nucleus
Perlin noise
Perlis
Perlish
Perls
Perls' Prussian blue stain
Perls' test
Perlsian
Perm

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