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Archaic term for Ciliophora.
[Mod. L. pertaining to or found in an infusion, fr. in-fundo, pp. in-fusus, to pour in]
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The former name of a class of Protozoa, now called Ciliata.
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infusoriaany organisms found in INFUSIONS of organic material, such as Protozoa, Rotifers, etc. The term is sometimes restricted to the CILIATES.
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