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ciliated

 [sil´e-āt″ed]
provided with cilia.

cil·i·at·ed

(sil'ē-ā'ted),
Having cilia.

ciliated

(sĭl′ē-ā′tĭd)
adj.
Having cilia.

cil·i·at·ed

(sil'ē-ā-tĕd)
Having cilia.

Ciliated

Covered with short, hair-like protrusions, like B. coli and certain other protozoa. The cilia or hairs help the organism to move.
Mentioned in: Balantidiasis
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This present study contributes to a better comprehension about the diversity of ciliated protists in limnic ecosystems in Brazil and emphasizes the importance of development of new and efficient growth methods for in vitro culture of these microorganisms aiming future biotechnological end environmental monitoring studies.
The esophageal mucosa is arranged into longitudinal folds and is composed of simple columnar ciliated epithelial cells interspersed with mucus cells, especially at the tips of the folds (Fig.
Differential diagnosis from ciliated bronchial epithelial cells was done with key morphological features such as ovoid shape of the cell, tuft of numerous and irregular flagella originated from a round basis, granular cytoplasm and absence of terminal bar.
On February 22, 2006, numerous orthonectid ciliated larvae were found in a closed tube containing X.
In general, the presence of cilia indicates a benign process; however, rare malignant tumors with ciliated cells have been reported in some organs including the endometrium, oropharynx, and lungs.
The presence of mucous cells and ciliated cells in epithelial lining of odontogenic cysts is a metaplastic change, in which squamous epithelial cells are replaced by mucous cells.
Ciliated cyst of probable mullerian origin arising in the posterior mediastinum.
Ciliated epithelial cells are not the only cells to express bitter taste receptors in the airway.
(a) Low-power view of the subcutaneous cystic lesion (50x magnification) and (b) high-power view of the cyst wall, containing ectopic ciliated respiratory epithelium (arrow), smooth muscle (star), and small mucous glands (triangle) (200x magnification).
Bronchogenic cysts can be ciliated and may stain positive cytokeratin (CK7) positive but rarely stain PAX8, WT-1, and ER positive [5].
Interestingly, in hypothalamus many of the leptin responsive neurons are ciliated and BBS proteins are crucial for cilia function [5].