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(Science: zoology) An order of minute worms which usually have one or two groups of vibrating cilia on the head, which, when in motion, often give an appearance of rapidly revolving wheels. The species are very numerous in fresh waters, and are very diversified in form and habits.

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Why do you keep talking about species

... Penis Priapulid worms Retractable proboscis surrounded by papillae 17 Rhombozoa Lozenge animal — Single axial cell surrounded by ciliated cells 75 Rotifera Wheel bearer Rotifers Anterior crown of cilia about 2000 Sipuncula Small tube Peanut worms Mouth surrounded by invertible tentacles 144–320 ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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The Fiber Disease

... skin lesions with fibers and even insect parts inside them. Dr. Amin is a noted parasitologist. Please also look up skin infestations with Rotifera in Romania. You will find studies by an award-winning doctor. You could also check with The National Institute of Mental Health and see how ...

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by 1arrow
Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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embryonic development

As far as I remember there are some more phyla in Acoelomata ; for example Rotifera , Loricifera , Acanthocephala , Kinoryncha etc. aren't they?

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by SU_reptile
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: embryonic development
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Identifying ciliates

There are different Rotifera species, there can be many differences between them.

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by Poison
Thu Apr 27, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying ciliates
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Identifying ciliates

... don't have an adapter for my camera yet, but I'm going to work on that. Thanks for the excellent pictures. Actually, it looked very much like the Rotifera photo. Assuming it's a type of Rotifera, the right side (with the pointed tail-like piece), was anchored to a piece of algae or something. ...

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by pdavis68
Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying ciliates
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