Medical Dictionary

flagellum

noun fla·gel·lum \flə-ˈjel-əm\
plural fla·gel·la \-ə\ also fla·gel·lums

Medical Definition of FLAGELLUM

:  a long tapering process that projects singly or in groups from a cell and is the primary organ of motion of many microorganisms

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July 06, 2015
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