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28.7 x 43.2 cm ⏐ 11.3 x 17.0 in (300dpi)
WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Vorticella, a freshwater Peritrich Ciliate Protozoan. Rows of cilia and an undulating membrane create a current of water which directs food particles towards the buccal cavity (mouth opening). Light micrograph. Magnification: x250 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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