membranelle


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mem·bra·nelle

(mem-bră-nel'),
A minute membrane formed of fused cilia, found in certain ciliate protozoa.

membranelle

(mĕm″bră-nĕl′)
A thin membrane composed of fused cilia and present in the buccal area of some ciliated protozoa.

membranelle

a structure formed by the fusion of cilia to form undulating clumps, which occurs in some CILIATES and ROTIFERS.
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