peritrichate

[ puh-ri-tri-kit, -keyt ]
/ pəˈrɪ trɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /

adjective

(of bacteria) having flagella on the entire surface.

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Also per·i·trich·ic [per-i-trik-ik] /ˌpɛr ɪˈtrɪk ɪk/.

Origin of peritrichate

OTHER WORDS FROM peritrichate

per·i·trich, pe·rit·ri·chan [puh-ri-truh-kin] /pəˈrɪ trə kɪn/, noun
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