flagelliform

[ fluh-jel-uh-fawrm ]

adjectiveBiology.
  1. long, slender, and flexible, like the lash of a whip.

Origin of flagelliform

1
1820–30; <Latin flagell(um) a whip, scourge + -i- + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for flagelliform

flagelliform

/ (fləˈdʒɛlɪˌfɔːm) /


adjective
  1. slender, tapering, and whiplike, as the antennae of certain insects

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