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Word: ciliated

Definition: having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash


Sentences Containing 'ciliated'

It is also 7-9 veined while the surface of the lemma is villous with ciliated margins.
The connection between the kidney and the nephroduct is narrow and ciliated.
The densely ciliated foot is as broad as the anterior head-foot complex and extends about one third of the visceral hump in the crawling animal. The free end of the foot is pointed.
The intestine is densely ciliated and short.
The long, ciliated oesophagus emerges posterodorsally from the pharynx and is flanked by longitudinal muscles.
The renopericardioduct is a well-developed and heavily ciliated funnel.

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