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ciliumnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪl.i.əm/ (plural cilia uk   // us   ) specialized
one of the very ​smallparts like ​hairs on the ​surface of a ​cell that ​moveregularly and ​keep the ​surroundingliquidmoving around it or ​help an ​organism with only one ​cell to ​move
(Definition of cilium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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