holotrichous

ho·lot·ri·chous

(ho-lot'ri-kŭs),
Possessing cilia over the entire surface.
[holo- + G. thrix, hair]

holotrichous

(hōl-ŏt′rĭ-kŭs) [″ + thrix, hair]
Covered entirely with flagella, said of certain protozoa and bacteria.
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Cnidocytes isolated from the tentacles of Physalia were exclusively either large or small holotrichous isorhizas with dimensions consistent with those reported by Bardi and Marques (2007).
Cnidophores are the long defense tentacles of the prey hydroid Eudendrium racemosum (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa), which are covered with holotrichous isorhiza nematocysts.
The holotrichous isorhiza nematocysts of Eudendrium racemosum cnidophores do not have a hard, mechanically penetrating, proximal apparatus of stylets; instead, they have long flexible tubules covered regularly with short spines.
adspersus experiment, Nubble nudibranchs retained a significantly higher percentage of desmonemes (DS) than the Shoals population, and significantly fewer HME and holotrichous anisorhizas (HoA) (Fig.
The aboral tentacles of adult polyps had many holotrichous isorhiza-like nematocytes with S, D, and MM nematocytes.