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Cilium

Definition noun, plural: cilia (biology) Microscopic, hair-like projection on the surfaces of some cells and of certain... Read More

Kinetosome

Kinetosome (Science: cell biology) basal body of cilium: used mostly of ciliates. Origin: gr. Soma =... Read More

Nexin

Definition noun The protein in the interdoublet link that connects the adjacent microtubule doublets of the ciliary... Read More

Mytilus edulis

Mytilus edulis (Science: marine biology) The edible mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc. They have ciliated gills that are used... Read More

Rete testis

Definition noun, plural: rete testes A network of tubules in the hilum of the testicle, and serves as passageway for sperm... Read More