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CILIA (plural of Lat. cilium, eyelash)

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 365 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CILIA (plural of Lat. cilium, eyelash), in biology, the thread-like processes by the vibration of which many lowly organisms, or the male reproductive cells of higher organisms, move through water.
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