Online Encyclopedia

CILIATA (M. Pertz)

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 365 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
CILIATA (M. Pertz), one of the two divisions of Infusoria, characterized by the permanent possession of cilia or organs derived from these (cirrhi, membranelles, &c.), and possessing a single mouth (except in the Opalinopsidae, all parasitic). They are the most highly differentiated among the Protozoa.
End of Article: CILIATA (M. Pertz)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.