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monotrichate

[muh-no-tri-kit]
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adjective
  1. (of bacteria) having a single flagellum at one pole.
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Also mo·not·ri·chous, mon·o·trich·ic [mon-uh-trik-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈtrɪk ɪk/.

Origin of monotrichate

mono- + trichate; see trich-, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for monotrichous

monotrichous

monotrichic (ˌmɒnəʊˈtrɪkɪk)

adjective
  1. (of bacteria) having a single flagellum
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monotrichous in Medicine

monotrichous

(mə-nŏtrĭ-kəs)
adj.
  1. Having a single flagellum at only one pole or end. Used of certain bacteria.
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