heterokont

/ (ˈhɛtərəʊˌkɒnt) /

noun

any organism that possesses two flagella of unequal length. Heterokonts include diatoms and some other algae

adjective

possessing two flagella of unequal length

Nearby words

  1. heterography,
  2. heterogynous,
  3. heterokaryon,
  4. heterokaryosis,
  5. heterokinesis,
  6. heterolalia,
  7. heterolateral,
  8. heterolecithal,
  9. heterologous,
  10. heterologous graft

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