flagellate

(redirected from flagellatory)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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

(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.

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