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flagellate

 [flaj´ĕ-lāt]
1. having flagella.
2. any microorganism having flagella.
4. to practice flagellation.

flag·el·late

(flaj'ĕ-lāt),
1. Possessing one or more flagella.
2. Common name for a member of the class Mastigophora.

flagellate

/flag·el·late/ (flaj´ĕ-lāt)
1. any microorganism having flagella.
3. having flagella.
4. to practice flagellation.

flagellate

(flăj′ə-lāt′)
adj. (also flə-jĕl′ĭt)
1. or flagellated (flăj′ə-lā′tĭd) Having a flagellum or flagella.
2. Resembling or having the form of a flagellum; whiplike.
3. Relating to or caused by a flagellate organism.
n. (also flə-jĕl′ĭt)
An organism, such as a euglena, that has one or more flagella.

flagellate

[flaj′əlāt′, -lit]
Etymology: L, flagellum, whip
a protozoon or alga that propels itself with flagella. Examples include Giardia, Leishmania, Trichomonas, and Trypanosoma. See also protozoon.

flag·el·late

(flaj'ĕ-lāt)
1. Possessing one or more flagella.
2. A member of the class Mastigophora.

flagellate

any organism carrying a FLAGELLUM.

Flagellate

A microorganism that uses flagella (hair-like projections) to move.
Mentioned in: Stool O & P Test

flagellate

1. any microorganism having flagella.
2. any protozoon of the subphylum Mastigophora.
3. having flagella.
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A night visit to one house resulted in capturing two triatomines on the wall near a light bulb; both these specimens had protozoan flagellates in the intestinal contents.
Crystal might not like flagellating herself, but perhaps someone else should flagellate her for trying to offer protection to her predecessor by claiming foreign hacks were lying.
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In general, the densities of flagellates and naked amoebae were within the broad range found in other plant communities, but the testate amoeba densities were somewhat lower.
belonged to diatom, flagellate and dinoflagellate, were cultured at the NIWA aquaculture laboratory at Mahanga Bay.
In a final flight of fancy, at the end of the book Holden fantasises on various eccentrics meeting each other across the generations and plumps for his favourite: a mythical meeting between Percy Grainger, the self-confessed flagellate and Lola Montez of whip wielding fame
Designer/director John Pascoe's 1990 production is a darkly handsome, mostly traditional affair that plays its only potentially controversial card tip front: in the opening section of the overture, a dumbshow of bare-chested, cone-hatted penitents, in what seems to be a church, flagellate themselves in a circle around a large, suspended cross.
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Whilst main players in the local Republican debate continue to flagellate each other over the recent failure to behead the seriously suspect office of Governor-General, British journalist Johann Hari undercuts these residual blame games with an enchanting, boisterous read that provides further sound argument for the forced removal of the House of Windsor.
Indeed he apologized and recanted and did everything but flagellate himself for forgiveness.