Ciliary

Cil"ia*ry

(?), a. [Cf. F. ciliaire.]
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1. (Anat.) Pertaining to the cilia, or eyelashes. Also applied to special parts of the eye itself; as, the ciliary processes of the choroid coat; the ciliary muscle, etc.
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2. (Biol.) Pertaining to or connected with the cilia in animal or vegetable organisms; as, ciliary motion.
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Cil`i*a"ta

(?), n. pl. [NL. See Cilia.] (Zol.) One of the orders of Infusoria, characterized by having cilia. In some species the cilia cover the body generally, in others they form a band around the mouth.
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Cil"i*ate

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Cil"i*a`ted

(?), } a. Provided with, or surrounded by, cilia; as, a ciliate leaf; endowed with vibratory motion; as, the ciliated epithelium of the windpipe.
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