amphitrichate, amphitrichous
Having a flagellum or flagella at both extremities of a microbial cell; denoting certain microorganisms. [amphi- + G. thrix, hair]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • amphitrichate — /am fi tri kit/, adj. (of bacteria) having a single flagellum at each end. Also, amphitrichous. [ < Gk amphi AMPHI + trich (s. of thríx hair) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • amphitrichate — /am fi tri kit/, adj. (of bacteria) having a single flagellum at each end. Also, amphitrichous. [ < Gk amphi AMPHI + trich (s. of thríx hair) + ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphitricha — /æmˈfɪtrəkə/ (say am fitruhkuh) plural noun bacteria having the organs of locomotion on both poles. {amphi + trich (stem of Greek thrix hair) –amphitrichate, amphitrichous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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