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rotifer Line breaks: ro¦ti|fer
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊtɪfə/

Definition of rotifer in English:


A minute multicellular aquatic animal of the phylum Rotifera.
Example sentences
  • Ludwig's plan also calls for growing rotifers and copepod nauplii in ponds or indoor tanks and redesigning a device called a rotating drum filter to harvest them.
  • Mammals cannot regenerate lost limbs, although they do have a limited capacity to replace the ends of digits, and nematodes and rotifers cannot regenerate at all.
  • It is particularly common amongst arthropods and rotifers, and can also be found in some species of fish, amphibians, birds, and reptiles, but not in mammals.
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