biflagellate

[ bahy-flaj-uh-leyt, -lit ]
/ baɪˈflædʒ əˌleɪt, -lɪt /
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adjective Zoology.

having two flagella.

Nearby words

  1. bifid,
  2. bifid cranium,
  3. bifid tongue,
  4. bifidly,
  5. bifilar,
  6. biflex,
  7. bifluoride,
  8. bifocal,
  9. bifocal lens,
  10. bifocaled

Origin of biflagellate

First recorded in 1855–60; bi-1 + flagellate

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British Dictionary definitions for biflagellate

biflagellate

/ (baɪˈflædʒɪˌleɪt, -lɪt) /

adjective

biology having two flagellabiflagellate protozoans
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