Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Cytopharynx

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4247-1

Depression in the cell surface of ciliates, which serves as cell mouth, where food particles are ingested. See Chilodonella species.

Keywords

Cell Surface Food Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany