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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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The mourners, while beating their chests and flagellating themselves with chains, paid glowing tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions for their indomitable courage and sacrifice for a true cause.
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.
He must be flagellating himself for such folly, prior to doing the honourable thing and self destructing in his dual capacity as inflated ego and irrevocably damaged goods.
A 20-minute film of the traditional Ashura ceremony, broadcast on satellite television, showed Zaidi flagellating himself until his back was bloody and cut.