Flagelliform
Flagelliform Fla*gel"li*form, a. [L. flagellum a whip + -form.] Shaped like a whiplash; long, slender, round, flexible, and (comming) tapering. [1913 Webster]

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  • flagelliform — [flə jel′i fôrm΄] adj. [< FLAGELLUM + FORM] shaped like a flagellum …   English World dictionary

  • flagelliform — fla·gel·li·form flə jel ə .fȯrm adj elongated, slender, and tapering like a flagellum <flagelliform ends of a microorganism> * * * fla·gel·li·form (flə jelґĭ form) [flagellum + form] shaped like a flagellum …   Medical dictionary

  • flagelliform — adj. [L. flagellum, whip; forma, form] Flagella like; whip like; lash like …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • flagelliform — /fleuh jel euh fawrm /, adj. Biol. long, slender, and flexible, like the lash of a whip. [1820 30; < L flagell(um) a whip, scourge + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • flagelliform — adjective shaped like a whip …   Wiktionary

  • flagelliform — shaped like a whip Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • flagelliform — adj. resembling a flagellum, long thin and flexible (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flagelliform — fla·gel·li·form …   English syllables

  • flagelliform — /fləˈdʒɛləfɔm/ (say fluh jeluhfawm) adjective long, slender, and flexible, like the lash of a whip. {Latin flagellum a whip + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • flagelliform — fləˈjeləˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary flagelli (from New Latin flagellum) + form : elongated, slender, and tapering like a flagellum …   Useful english dictionary

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