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exflagellation

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noun ex·flag·el·la·tion \(ˌ)eks-ˌflaj-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of exflagellation

  1. 1:  the casting off of cilia or flagella

  2. 2:  the formation of microgametes in sporozoans (as the malaria parasite) by extrusion of nuclear material into peripheral processes resembling flagella

exflagellate

\-ˈflaj-ə-ˌlāt\play intransitive verb

exflagellated

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exflagellating


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