amphitrichous


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amphitrichous

 [am-fit´rĭ-kus]
having flagella at each end.
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am·phit·ri·chate

, amphitrichous (am-fit'ri-kāt, am-fit'ri-kŭs),
Having a flagellum or flagella at both extremities of a microbial cell; denoting certain microorganisms.
[amphi- + G. thrix, hair]
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