Infusoria


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  • noun

Synonyms for Infusoria

in some recent classifications, coextensive with the Ciliata: minute organisms found in decomposing infusions of organic matter

References in classic literature ?
Professor Ehrenberg [3] finds that this dust consists in great part of infusoria with siliceous shields, and of the siliceous tissue of plants.
In the case of the prawn-like crabs, their movements were as coinstantaneous as in a regiment of soldiers; but this cannot happen from anything like voluntary action with the ovules, or the confervae, nor is it probable among the infusoria.
Supply of infusoria and systems for continuous infiltration of the surgical wound for a period of 36 months.
The chain, or ladder, went down through the angels, through men, through the apes, down to the infusoria or protozoa, and below that to the plants and stones.
Russia produces an instrument complex "BioLaT" to assess toxicity by infusoria.