flagelliform


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flagelliform

 [flah-jel´ĭ-form]
shaped like a flagellum or lash.

flagelliform

(flə-jĕl′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Long, thin, and tapering; whip-shaped: flagelliform appendages.

flagelliform

adjective Long, thin and/or tapered; shaped like flagella.

fla·gel·li·form

(flă-jel'i-fōrm)
Whiplike in structure.

flagelliform

shaped like a flagellum or lash.
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Sensilli (110-118) spindle-form, covered by short cilia, with long stalk (45-53), well-developed oblong head (16) and long, flagelliform distal part (49-53).
Diagnosis: This species is distinguished from others by the following combination of characteristics: body size 514-547x282-325; rostrum weakly protruding anteriorly; transcostula present; prodorsal setae smooth; interlamellar setae similar in length to rostral and lamellar setae; sensilli flagelliform, ciliate; 11 pairs of notogastral setae, thin basally and widened medially, smooth; setae lp directed laterally, [h.
Sensilli (168-176) flagelliform, covered by short cilia.
Diagnosis: This species is distinguished from others by the following combination of character states: body size 262-282x135-149; rostrum weakly protruding anteriorly; transcostula absent; prodorsal setae smooth; interlamellar setae shorter than rostral and lamellar setae; sensilli flagelliform, ciliate; 11 pairs of notogastral setae, medium size, setiform, with slightly curved tips, smooth; setae lm inserted slightly anterior to level of insertions of [h.
According to these results, the exceptional extensibility of the silk produced by the Flagelliform gland is more likely due to the highly disordered state of the molecular chains that have no specific dihedral angle constraints--which would be the case in a given secondary structure.
Whipscorpions (Arachnida, Uropygi) are a distinctive group of arachnids characterized by robust, subraptorial pedipalps, a slender first pair of legs and an opisthosoma ending in a long, flagelliform whip-like telson.
The flagelliform spigot on a posterior lateral spinneret produces a supporting axial fiber and the two adjacent aggregate spigots coat this fiber with a viscous aqueous solution.
Anterior lateral spinnerets with five aciniform, flagelliform, and two aggregate gland spigots (Fig.
Males of Porrhomma cavernicola retain the triplet, one flagelliform and two aggregate gland spigots necessary for making araneoid sticky silk (Fig.