peritrichate

[ puh-ri-tri-kit, -keyt ]

adjective
  1. (of bacteria) having flagella on the entire surface.

Origin of peritrichate

1
  • Also per·i·trich·ic [per-i-trik-ik]. /ˌpɛr ɪˈtrɪk ɪk/.

Other words from peritrichate

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

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