suctorian


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Related to suctorian: Sporozoa, vorticella, Ciliatea, Tintinnid

suctorian

(sŭk-tôr′ē-ən)
n.
Any of various aquatic protozoans of the subclass Suctoria that have a free-swimming ciliated immature form and a sessile, stalked adult form that lacks cilia and feeds by means of suctorial tentacles.
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