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MEMBRANELLE

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 104 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MEMBRANELLE, an organ in Ciliate Infusoria (q.v.), a flattened assemblage of adherent cilia, like the plates of Ctenophora (q.v.): such are arranged in a series in the adoral wreath of the Heterothrichaceae Oligotrichaceae and Hypotrichaceae and constitute the posterior girdle of Peritricha.
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