noun, plural fla·gel·la [fluh-jel-uh] /fləˈdʒɛl ə/, fla·gel·lums.
Words nearby flagellum
Origin of flagellum
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From the apex a flagellum projects in many forms, giving the larva a helmet-like appearance.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The edges of its side plates are toothed, its flagellum has but a single joint and it has no eyes.
The distal joint of the flagellum is the longer, and the flagellum itself is equal in length to the last joint of the peduncle.
Flagellum of the antenna with six coalescent pseudo-segments; maxilla blunt.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
The Euglenaceae contain the largest species, up to 130 μ in length, exclusive of the flagellum.