ciliate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ciliate having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections
    • adj ciliate of or relating to the human eyelash
    • adj ciliate of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
    • n ciliate a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ciliate Provided with, or surrounded by, cilia; as, a ciliate leaf; endowed with vibratory motion; as, the ciliated epithelium of the windpipe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ciliate Furnished with cilia; bearing cilia. In botany, marginally fringed with hairs, as leaves, petals, etc.; having motile appendages, as reproductive bodies of many cryptogams.
    • ciliate In entomology, provided with a row of even, fine, rather stiff, and often curved hairs; fringed: as, a ciliated margin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Ciliate having cilia
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. cilium, pl. cilia, eyelids, eyelashes.

Usage

In literature:

The excretory organs are coelomoducts with an internal ciliated opening into the pericardium and an opening to the exterior.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
He was one of those creatures somehow resembling insects: like the ciliate and noxious things that run about when you lift a damp rock.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
Rarely are these ciliated, and then only in limited tracts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The head is produced into ciliated arms bearing tentacles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
It is possible by liquid diffusion to produce not only ordinary cells but ciliated cells.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
There is only one ciliated groove, the sulcus, in the stomodaeum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
Intestinal epithelium, modified ciliated columnar.
"Journal of Entomology and Zoology" by Various
The antennae are simple in the females, and generally only slightly ciliated in the males.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
It is grooved ventrally and ciliated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Vb, Point of union of ciliated tract.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
These ciliated furrows stain deeply with osmic acid, and nervous impulses are certainly transmitted along them.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
Ciliated epithelium is not so liable to be affected.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Glumes herbaceous, awn-pointed, rough-ciliate on the keel.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
Notice a big ciliated schlemihl blundering around?
"West Of The Sun" by Edgar Pangborn
What is this ciliated planule, and whence comes it?
"Omphalos" by Philip Henry Gosse
The usual Molluscan larva is a ciliated creature which has been compared to a modified trochosphere.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
Each such sporosac has two long tentacle-like processes thickly ciliated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various
FOURTH STAGE: +Ciliated Larva (Planaeada)+.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
A pair of pear-shaped, ciliated glands inside lie in the eighth segment and open on the ninth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
Usually amongst Elasmobranchii the openings and tubes are ciliated, but I have not determined whether this is the case in Scy.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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In news:

Salinella salve , an organism described as a single layer of cells, ciliated on both inner and outer surfaces and surrounding.
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In science:

Formal models for gene assembly in ciliates have been developed, in particular the string pointer reduction system (SPRS) and the graph pointer reduction system (GPRS).
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Gene assembly is a biological process that takes place in a large group of onecellular organisms called ciliates.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Two models that are used to formalize the process of gene assembly in ciliates are the string pointer reduction system (SPRS) and the graph pointer reduction system (GPRS).
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Realistic strings are most useful for the gene assembly models, since only these legal strings can correspond to genes in ciliates.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Applicability of loop recombination in ciliates using the breakpoint graph.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Reducibility of gene patterns in ciliates using the breakpoint graph.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Computation in Living Cel ls – Gene Assembly in Ciliates.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Characterizing the micronuclear gene patterns in ciliates.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Rozenberg, How ciliates manipulate their own DNA – a splendid example of natural computing, Natural Computing 1 (2002), 165-183. V. Vedral, Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010. S.
Biological Computation as the Revolution of Complex Engineered Systems
Paramecium is another classic example of a ciliated microorganism.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
For example, to model the locomotion of ciliates such as Opalina and Paramecium, Lighthill introduced the “envelope model,” in which the tips of the beating cilia that cover the cell body are represented by propagating surface waves [89, 90, 91].
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
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