biflagellate
adjective Date: 1856 having two flagella <
biflagellate gametes
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Biflagellate — Bi fla*gel late, a. [Pref. bi + flagellate.] Having two long, narrow, whiplike appendages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biflagellate — [bī flaj′ə lit, bī flaj′əlāt΄] adj. [ BI 1 + FLAGELLATE] Biol. having two whiplike parts, as certain protozoans …   English World dictionary

  • biflagellate — adjective having two flagella a biflagellate zoospore • Pertains to noun: ↑flagellate …   Useful english dictionary

  • biflagellate — adj. [L. bis, two; flagellum, whip] Having two flagella; dikont …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biflagellate — /buy flaj euh layt , lit/, adj. Zool. having two flagella. [1855 60; BI 1 + FLAGELLATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • biflagellate — 1. adjective Having two flagella 2. noun Any organism that has two flagella …   Wiktionary

  • biflagellate — bi·fla·gel·late ( )bī flaj ə lət, .lāt; .bī flə jel ət adj having two flagella …   Medical dictionary

  • biflagellate — adj. having two flagella (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biflagellate — bi·flagellate …   English syllables

  • biflagellate — bi•flag•el•late [[t]baɪˈflædʒ əˌleɪt, lɪt[/t]] adj. zool. having two flagella • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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