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amphitrichate

[am-fi-tri-kit] /æmˈfɪ trɪ kɪt/
adjective, (of bacteria)
1.
having a single flagellum at each end.
Also, amphitrichous.
Origin
< Greek amphi- amphi- + trich- (stem of thríx hair) + -ate1
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amphitrichate am·phit·ri·chate (ām-fĭt'rĭ-kāt', -kĭt) or am·phit·ri·chous (-kəs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a microorganism that has a flagellum or flagella at each end.

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