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Synonyms for ciliumˈsɪl i əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cilium(noun)

    a hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms

    lash, eyelash

  2. eyelash, lash, cilium(noun)

    any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

    whip, lash, whiplash, eyelash, thong, cilium

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cilium

    See Cilia

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