Words nearby flagella
Definition for flagella (2 of 2)
noun, plural fla·gel·la [fluh-jel-uh] /fləˈdʒɛl ə/, fla·gel·lums.
Origin of flagellum
Examples from the Web for flagella
These flagella by a lashing movement somewhat resembling the action of oars enable the organisms to move through fluids.
Fore-end of the body with two or four (seldom five) flagella.
In many bacteria the flagella arise from all parts of the surface of the cell.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
An anterior process is almost always present, and below this the flagella are inserted in a minute depression.
The contractile vacuole is close to the base of the flagella.