Cilia in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cilia

the feather-like, thin hairs connected to the eyelid known as an eyelash

Examples of Cilia in a sentence

Humans have an average of 250 cilia per eye and even though at least one eyelash falls out per day, they grow back quickly.  🔊

Cilia are like an alert system because whenever something dangerous like a bug or liquid comes too close to the eye, the eyelashes flutter as a warning.  🔊

There are a variety of eyelash extensions available If your cilia are too short or not as full as you’d like.  🔊

Makeup artists always coat their client’s cilia in a thick layer of mascara before adding fake eyelashes.  🔊

A recent study discovered that mammals have cilia to protect the eyes from extra airflow that would cause them to dry out and itch.  🔊

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