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flagellar

 [flah-jel´er]
of or pertaining to a flagellum.

fla·gel·lar

(flă-jel'ăr),
Relating to a flagellum or to the extremity of a protozoan.

flagellar

/fla·gel·lar/ (flah-jel´ar) of or relating to a flagellum.

flagellar

(flə-jĕl′ər)
adj.
Of or relating to a flagellum.

flagellar

adjective Referring to a flagellum or flagella.

fla·gel·lar

(flă-jel'ăr)
Relating to a flagellum or to the extremity of a protozoan.

flagellar

Pertaining to a whip-like structure (flagellum).

flagellar

of or pertaining to a flagellum.
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Because the flagellum is tied to a bacteria's ability to move, an understanding of the controls on the flagellar system could help researchers learn how to immobilize harmful bacteria, and to hamper the flagellum-like systems that some bacteria use to infect host cells.
Two distinct flagellar systems were identified for motility and adhesion functionality, as in other pathogenic E.
Measurements of the wings, the flagellar segments, palpus segments, and legs are in millimeters (mm).
With the exception of the flagellar motor that drives the corkscrew tail of a bacterium, nothing in nature uses rotary motion for propulsion in the way that vehicles designed by humans do.
swimming in small circles, the flagellar force hardly displacing the head, or if only a flagellar beat could be observed; and immotile--no movement.
Mammalian spermatozoa change their flagellar movement during hyperactivation.
that are borne apically during the early larval stages start shifting downward gradually in late-stage larvae and finally become arranged segmentally during the postlarval and juvenile phases, when the flagellar segments increase in number.
The Flagellar World: Electron Microscopic Images of Bacterial Flagella and Related Surface Structures From More Than 30 Species
The OctoMag team has worked on other means of nanobot locomotion, including a system of artificial flagellar movement inspired by the locomotion of bacteria, but this particular robot moves solely with the help of magnets.
aldrovandii Buhl, 2002, from Panama, but that species has more slender basal flagellar segments and shorter metasoma than A.