Definition of Class ciliata

1. Noun. Class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle.

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Literary usage of Class ciliata

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1. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"With the class Ciliata we arrive at a group of the Infusoria with which micro- scopists will feel comparatively at home, ..."

2. The Microscopy of Drinking Water by George Chandler Whipple, John Wymond Miller Bunker (1914)
"SUB-class ciliata Protozoa of relatively large size, furnished with cilia, but not with flagella. The cilia occur as a single band surrounding the oral ..."

3. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zo├Âlogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"7 7 (8). Hairlike processes short and numerous (cilia). class ciliata 8 (7). Hairlike processes long and few (one or two to several). ..."

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