exflagellation


ex·flag·el·la·tion

noun \(ˌ)eks-ˌflaj-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of EXFLAGELLATION

1
: the casting off of cilia or flagella
2
: the formation of microgametes in sporozoans (as the malaria parasite) by extrusion of nuclear material into peripheral processes resembling flagella
ex·flag·el·late \-ˈflaj-ə-ˌlāt\ intransitive verb, ex·flag·el·lat·ed ex·flag·el·lat·ing

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