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Definition: 'Ciliocytophthoria'

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ciliocytophthoria

Type: Term

Pronunciation: sil′ē-ō-sī′tōf-thōr′ē-a

Definitions:
1. Detached ciliary tufts (remnants of ciliated epithelium) seen in a variety of body fluids, especially peritoneal, amnionic, and respiratory specimens; they are motile and can be confused with ciliated or flagellated protozoa.

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