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amphitrichate

or am·phit·ri·chous

[ am-fi-tri-kit ]
/ æmˈfɪ trɪ kɪt /
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adjective (of bacteria)

having a single flagellum at each end.

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Origin of amphitrichate

<Greek amphi-amphi- + trich- (stem of thríx hair) + -ate1
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Medical definitions for amphitrichate

amphitrichate
[ ăm-fĭtrĭ-kāt′, -kĭt ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a microorganism that has a flagellum or flagella at each end.
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