Hymenostomatida

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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.
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The comparative systematics of species comprising the hymenostome ciliate genus Tetrahymena.