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Scrabble Word CILIUM

Definition of CILIUM:


  • a minute short hairlike process often forming part of a fringe
  • a short hairlike projection [n CILIA]
  • a short, hairlike projection [n CILIA]
  • minute hairlike organelles, identical in structure to flagella, that line the surfaces of certain cells and beat in rhythmic waves, providing locomotion to ciliate protozoans and moving liquids along internal epithelial tissue in animals
  • the eyelashes
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ciliate ciliated ciliately ciliates ciliation ciliations cilice cilices cilicious ciliolate

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