Infusoria


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Synonyms for Infusoria

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

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The activation energy was calculated from the dependence of infusoria death rate constant on the reciprocal temperature (Arrhenius coordinates) [18].
In what microscopic non-finiteness the millions of infusoria of those researchers would be lost; in what infiniteness of time, the joyous moment; and all these would be just as they are today.
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. Based on computer analysis of the sequence of image pairs, the number of test objects and their displacement is determined, whereby the conclusion about their viability is made.
Active sludge contains four groups of protozoa: sarcodic, flagellate, ciliate infusoria, and suctorians, which absorb large amounts of bacteria thus controlling their optimal number.
[Using] wads of asbestos previously calcined and not filled with dust, or filled with dust but heated afterwards, no turbidity, nor Infusoria, nor plants of any kind were ever produced.
The scene is one of degeneration and entropy, yet harbors a strange life: the life of infusoria and germs that was increasingly preoccupying the sciences.