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monotrichate

[muh-no-tri-kit] /məˈnɒ trɪ kɪt/
adjective
1.
(of bacteria) having a single flagellum at one pole.
Also, monotrichous, monotrichic
[mon-uh-trik-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈtrɪk ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of monotrichate
mono- + trichate; see trich-, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for monotrichous

monotrichous

/mɒˈnɒtrɪkəs/
adjective
1.
(of bacteria) having a single flagellum
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monotrichous in Medicine

monotrichous mo·not·ri·chous (mə-nŏt'rĭ-kəs) or mon·o·trich·ic (mŏn'ə-trĭk'ĭk) or mo·not·ri·chate (mə-nŏt'rĭ-kĭt)
adj.
Having a single flagellum at only one pole or end. Used of certain bacteria.

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