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exflagellation

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

medical 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

exflagellate

play \-ˈflaj-ə-ˌlāt\ intransitive verb exflagellated; exflagellating

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