"ciliate" in the noun sense
1. ciliate, ciliated protozoan, ciliophoran
a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
"ciliate" in the adjective sense
1. ciliary, ciliate, cilial
of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
2. ciliary, ciliate
of or relating to the human eyelash
3. ciliate, ciliated
having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections
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