[ am-fi-tri-kit ]
/ æmˈfɪ trɪ kɪt /
adjective (of bacteria)
having a single flagellum at each end.
- amphitryon 38
Origin of amphitrichate
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[ ăm-fĭt′rĭ-kāt′, -kĭt ]
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a microorganism that has a flagellum or flagella at each end.
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