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Definition of Vorticellas

Vorticellas
Vorticella Vor`ti*cel"la, n.; pl. E. Vorticellas, L. Vorticell[ae]. [NL., dim. fr. L. vortex. See Vortex.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of ciliated Infusoria belonging to Vorticella and many other genera of the family Vorticellid[ae]. They have a more or less bell-shaped body with a circle of vibrating cilia around the oral disk. Most of the species have slender, contractile stems, either simple or branched.
Vorticella
Vorticella Vor`ti*cel"la, n.; pl. E. Vorticellas, L. Vorticell[ae]. [NL., dim. fr. L. vortex. See Vortex.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of ciliated Infusoria belonging to Vorticella and many other genera of the family Vorticellid[ae]. They have a more or less bell-shaped body with a circle of vibrating cilia around the oral disk. Most of the species have slender, contractile stems, either simple or branched.

Meaning of Vorticellas from wikipedia

- Vorticella is a genus of bell-shaped ciliates that have stalks to attach themselves to substrates. The stalks have contractile myonemes, allowing them...
- protozoon Vorticella campanula is found in freshwater ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams with aquatic vegetation. It has a global distribution. Vorticella campanula...
- Vorticella convallaria is a species of ciliates. It is the type species of the genus Vorticella. It resembles V. campanula, but differs in being somewhat...
- Vorticella convallaria is a species of ciliates. It forms part of the V. convallaria species complex. V. citrina is lemon yellow to light green in colour...
- Ctenophila vorticella is a species of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Euconulidae, the hive snails...
- Rotifers, termed wheel animalcules. Stentor, termed trumpet animalcules. Vorticella, and other peritrichs, termed bell animalcules. The concept seems to have...
- Syncopacma cinctella (Clerck, 1759) Synonyms Phalaena vorticella Scopoli, 1763 Syncopacma vorticella (Scopoli, 1763) Phalaena cinctella Clerck, 1759 Phalaena...
- (N****ula) Oligohymenop****a (Ichthyophthirius, Paramecium, Tetrahymena, Vorticella) Parablepharismea (Parablepharisma) Phyllopharyngea (Chilodonella, Tokophrya)...
- lenses, constructed basic optical microscopes and drew protozoa, such as Vorticella from rain water, and bacteria from his own mouth. 1665: Robert Hooke discovered...
- (N****ula) Oligohymenop****a (Ichthyophthirius, Paramecium, Tetrahymena, Vorticella) Parablepharismea (Parablepharisma) Phyllopharyngea (Chilodonella, Tokophrya)...