lophotrichous


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lophotrichous

 [lo-fot´rĭ-kus]
having two or more flagella at one end; said of bacterial cells.

lo·phot·ri·chous

(lō-fot'ri-kŭs),
Referring to a bacterial cell with two or more flagella at one or both poles.
Synonym(s): lophotrichate
[G. lophos, crest, + thrix, hair]