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Definition 1: a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell - [noun denoting animal]

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(ciliate is a kind of ...) any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic

(... is a kind of ciliate ) any member of the subclass Infusoria

(... is a kind of ciliate ) any member of the genus Paramecium

(... is a kind of ciliate ) relative of the paramecium; often used in genetics research

(... is a kind of ciliate ) any of several trumpet-shaped ciliate protozoans that are members of the genus Stentor

(... is a kind of ciliate ) any of various protozoa having a transparent goblet-shaped body with a retractile stalk

(... is a member of ciliate) class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle

Definition 2: of or relating to the human eyelash - [adjective denoting pert]

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Definition 3: of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell - [adjective denoting pert]

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Definition 4: having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for ciliate in the sense of this definition

(ciliate is similar to ...) of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

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