membranelle


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mem·bra·nelle

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

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

a structure formed by the fusion of cilia to form undulating clumps, which occurs in some CILIATES and ROTIFERS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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They have eight ciliated membranous structures including four oral one undulating and three adoral membranelles. Macronuclei of all the members of genus Tetrahymena are transcriptionally active (Simon et al.

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