Peritrich meaning

pĕrĭ-trĭk
Any of various protozoans, such as the vorticella, having a wide oral opening surrounded by cilia.
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Any of various protozoans, such as the vorticella, having a wide oral opening surrounded by cilia.
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(microbiology) A ciliate protozoan of the subclass Peritrichia.
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Origin of peritrich

  • From New Latin Peritrichida former order name peri– Greek thrix trikh- hair

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition