Hymenostomatida

(redirected from Hymenostome)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Hymenostomatida

[¦hī·mə·nō·stō′mad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of ciliated protozoans in the subclass Holotrichia having fairly uniform ciliation and a definite buccal ciliature.
References in periodicals archive ?
The comparative systematics of species comprising the hymenostome ciliate genus Tetrahymena.