having an accessory flagellum by the side of a larger one.
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A mastigote having two flagella, one long and one short.
Synonym(s): paraflagellate (2)
[para- + G. mastix, whip]
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paramastigote(păr″ă-măs′tĭ-gōt) [″ + mastix, lash]
Having a small supernumerary flagellum next to a larger one.
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