flagellar
adjective Date: circa 1889 of or relating to a flagellum

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  • flagellar — fləˈjelə(r), ˈflajəl adjective Etymology: flagellum + ar : of or relating to a flagellum * * * /fleuh jel euhr/, adj. Biol. of or pertaining to a flagellum. [1885 90; FLAGELL(UM) + AR1] * * * flagellar, a. (fləˈdʒɛlə(r)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • flagellar — /fleuh jel euhr/, adj. Biol. of or pertaining to a flagellum. [1885 90; FLAGELL(UM) + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • flagellar — adjective Of or pertaining to a flagellum …   Wiktionary

  • flagellar — Relating to a flagellum or to the extremity of a protozoan. * * * fla·gel·lar flə jel ər, flaj ə lər adj of or relating to a flagellum …   Medical dictionary

  • flagellar — fla·gel·lar …   English syllables

  • flagellar — fla•gel•lar [[t]fləˈdʒɛl ər[/t]] adj. Biol. cbl of or pertaining to a flagellum • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • flagellar antigen — n H ANTIGEN * * * H a. (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • flagellar rootlet — one of the delicate striated fibrils of the flagellar root system that arise from the basal body and run deep into the cytoplasm, perhaps serving as anchoring organelles or having a skeletal function. They occur most commonly in phytoflagellate… …   Medical dictionary

  • flagellar lobule — A slender process extending from the distomesial angle of that lateral major lobe of the first maxilliped [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977] …   Crustacea glossary

  • flagellar agglutinin — an agglutinin specific for the flagella of a microorganism …   Medical dictionary

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