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Definition of Infusoria

Infusoria
Infusoria In`fu*so"ri*a, n. pl. [NL.; -- so called because found in infusions which are left exposed to the air for a time. See Infuse.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the classes of Protozoa, including a large number of species, all of minute size. Note: They are found in all seas, lakes, ponds, and streams, as well as in infusions of organic matter exposed to the air. They are distinguished by having vibrating lashes or cilia, with which they obtain their food and swim about.They are devided into the orders Flagellata, Ciliata, and Tentaculifera. See these words in the Vocabulary. Formely the term Infusoria was applied to all microscopic organisms found in water, including many minute plants, belonging to the diatoms, as well as minute animals belonging to various classes, as the Rotifera, which are worms; and the Rhizopoda, which constitute a distinct class of Protozoa. Fossil Infusoria are mostly the siliceous shells of diatoms; sometimes they are siliceous skeletons of Radiolaria, or the calcareous shells of Foraminifera.
Infusoria
Protozoa, including Infusoria and Rhizopoda. For definitions, see these names in the Vocabulary.

Meaning of Infusoria from wikipedia

- Infusoria is a collective term for minute aquatic creatures such as ciliates, euglenoids, protozoa, unicellular algae and small invertebrates that exist...
- Didinium Cysts (Infusoria)". The American Naturalist. 71 (736): 521–4. doi:10.1086/280739. JSTOR 2457306.  Müller, O.F. Animalcula Infusoria, Fluvia Tilia...
- Paraptila Species: P. gamma Binomial name Paraptila gamma (Walsingham, 1914) Synonyms Tortrix gamma Walsingham, 1914 Paraptila infusoria Meyrick, 1926...
- JSTOR 102304.  Müller, Otto Frederik; Fabricius, Otto (1786). Animalcula Infusoria, Fluvia Tilia et Marina. Hauniae, Typis N. Mölleri. pp. 126, 473.  Ehrenberg...
- microscope. It was then that scholars discovered ****tozoa, bacteria, infusoria and the diversity of microscopic life. Investigations by Jan Swam****am...
- Historia (2 vols. in 4to, Copenhagen and Leipzig, 1773–74), he arranged the Infusoria for the first time into genera and species. His Hydrachnæ in Aquis Daniæ...
- "I know the scientific names of beings animalculous..." Caminalcule Infusoria Storr-Best, Lloyd (1912). Varro on farming. M. Terenti Varronis Rerum...
- (1773, 1786) described eight species of the genus Vibrio (included in Infusoria), three of which were spirilliforms. Some of the other species are today...
- the level of a phylum containing two broad cl****es of microorganisms: Infusoria (mostly ciliates and flagellated algae), and Rhizopoda (amoeboid organisms)...
- Euplotes is a genus of ciliates. Animalcula infusoria fluviatilia et marina, quae detexit, systematice descripsit et ad vivum delineari curavit. O...
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