Tetrahymena pyriformis

Tet·ra·hy·me·na pyr·i·for·mis

(tet'ră-hī'mē-nă pir'i-fōr'mis),
A ciliate belonging to a large group characterized by three membranes on one side of the buccal cavity and one on the other; it somewhat resembles the paramecium and, like it, is readily cultured and used extensively for experimental studies.
[tetra- + G. hymēn, membrane]
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