(pē-rit\'rī-kus)A cell with flagella evenly distributed over its surface.
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peritrichous — [pə ri′tri kəs] adj. [ PERI + TRICH(O) + OUS] 1. having flagella evenly distributed over the entire surface of the cell: said of bacteria 2. Zool. having a row of cilia around the mouth: said of protozoans peritrichously adv … English World dictionary
peritrichous — adjective Etymology: peri + Greek trich , thrix hair Date: 1877 1. having flagella uniformly distributed over the body < peritrichous bacteria > 2. having a spiral line of modified cilia around the oral disk < peritrichous protozoa > •… … New Collegiate Dictionary
peritrichous — 1. Relating to cilia or other appendicular organs projecting from the periphery of a cell. 2. Having flagella uniformly distributed over a cell; used especially with reference to bacteria. SYN: peritrichal, peritrichate, peritrichic. [peri + G.… … Medical dictionary
peritrichous — /peuh ri tri keuhs/, adj. 1. (of bacteria) having a uniform distribution of flagella over the body surface. 2. (of certain protozoans) having cilia arranged spirally around the mouth. [1875 80; PERI + trichous < Gk trichos haired; see TRICHA,… … Universalium
peritrichous — adjective Having flagella around the body or around the mouth … Wiktionary
peritrichous — pe·rit·ri·chous … English syllables
peritrichous — adj. describing bacteria in which the flagella cover the entire cell surface … The new mediacal dictionary
peritrichous — pe•rit•ri•chous [[t]pəˈrɪ trɪ kəs[/t]] adj. 1) mcr (of bacteria) having a uniform distribution of flagella over the body surface 2) mcr (of certain protozoans) having cilia arranged spirally around the mouth • Etymology: 1875–80; peri + trichous… … From formal English to slang
peritrichous — adjective covered all over with uniformly distributed flagella • Similar to: ↑covered • Topics: ↑bacteria, ↑bacterium * * * /peuh ri tri keuhs/, adj. 1. (of bacteria) having a uniform distribution of flagella over the body surface. 2. (of certain … Useful english dictionary
Flagellum — For the insect anatomical structure, see Antenna (biology). For the flagella of male Solifugae, see Solifugae. Flagella Code TH H1.00.01.1.01032 A flagellum ( … Wikipedia