flagellated

adjective
flag·​el·​lat·​ed | \ ˈfla-jə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce flagellated (audio) \

Definition of flagellated

: having flagella : flagellate entry 2 sense 1a In most flagellated cells, the flagellum extends from the basal body to the exterior; however, one or more flagella may loop back in a complete reversal of their original direction.— Burton J. Bogitsh et al.

First Known Use of flagellated

circa 1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Flagellated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flagellated. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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