amphitrichate

or am·phit·ri·chous

[am-fi-tri-kit]

Origin of amphitrichate

< Greek amphi- amphi- + trich- (stem of thríx hair) + -ate1
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amphitrichate in Medicine

amphitrichate

[ăm-fĭtrĭ-kāt′, -kĭt]
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a microorganism that has a flagellum or flagella at each end.
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