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  • The ventral and lateral parts of the anterior margin of the collar constitute the so-called operculum (op.), a structure which not only acts as a lower lip, but must be important in separating the food-current produced by the cilia of the tentacles from the external apertures of the collar-canals and gill-slits.
  • Cilia Video - Click on the link to see a video of airway epithelium with beating cilia.
  • Other ciliates have thick round bundles of cilia called cirri which act like legs and enable the organism to actually walk over a surface.
  • For this, a typical ciliate has the cilia arranged in rows.
  • To kick off the series we show the beating cilia of a protozoan using high power phase contrast.

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