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The hind-wings are grey; the cilia are white with a cloudy line.

The hind-wings are dull brownish-grey, with the cilia paler.

Some of the cilia are used for running or swimming, others for grasping or touching, and so on.

It is by means of these cilia that the animal moves through the water.

The Protozoan swims by the vibration of these cilia in the water.

The skin is ciliated, and the cilia cause a rotation in the egg.

B represents two tentacles, showing the direction in which the cilia vibrate.

It is also called the calcar, or spur, and is furnished with cilia or bristles at its extremity.

The nose (behind this) is a small pit, lined with cilia, for purposes of smell.

The cilia twisted lightly about my arm, tugging me toward Lhar.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.