from The Century Dictionary.

  • A primary group of Infusoria, as distinguished from the Tentaculifera, or Acinetæ, and from the Ciliata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See infusoria, and monad.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun protozoa having flagella


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