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synonyms for cilia

  • grain
  • thread
  • tissue
  • cord
  • fibril
  • filament
  • grit
  • hair
  • shred
  • staple
  • string
  • strip
  • tendril
  • tooth
  • vein
  • warp
  • web
  • woof
  • footlet
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How to use cilia in a sentence

When the quantity is very small there may be no cough, the sputum reaching the larynx by action of the bronchial cilia.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The cilia also send particles of food into a funnel-like opening, the gullet, on one side of the cell.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The locomotion of the paramœcium is caused by the movement of these cilia, which lash the water like a multitude of tiny oars.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Cilia found the suggestion excellent, and began hinting to Soren that he was suffering from sleeplessness and gout.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Cilia pondered over the matter for some time; she had never before known Soren to disregard her injunctions in that fashion.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
The first thing Abrahamsen learned when he returned was news of the wonderful changes Cilia had made in the house.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Various so-called "easy-chairs," which to Cilia's mind were far from easy, were then added.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Cilia had never seen such an arrangement before, and was rather inclined to leave it out.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Cilia could not help laughing, though she was inclined to consider it rather too much of a joke.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Cilia had really half a mind to "leave out all that haughty lot," but if she did, where would the leaders of society be at all?
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CILIA

  • cilia
  • cord
  • fibril
  • filament
  • footlet
  • grain
  • grit
  • hair
  • shred
  • staple
  • string
  • strip
  • tendril
  • thread
  • tissue
  • tooth
  • vein
  • warp
  • web
  • woof
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.