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Synonyms and Antonyms of cilium

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cilium

synonym (synonym of cilium)

  • (noun.body)
    any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids (noun.body)
     

hypernym (cilium IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms (noun.animal)
    a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ (noun.body)
     
  • any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids (noun.body)
    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.body)
    either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from cilium)

  • a hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms (noun.animal)
    of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell (adj.pert)
     
  • any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids (noun.body)
    of or relating to the human eyelash (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym part meronym derivation eyelash lash cell organ cell organelle organelle hair eyelid lid palpebra cilial ciliary ciliate

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