adjective (of bacteria)
having a single flagellum at each end.
Also, amphitrichous.

< Greek amphi- amphi- + trich- (stem of thríx hair) + -ate1 Unabridged
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amphitricha (æmˈfɪtrɪkə)
pl n
bacteria that have flagella at both ends
[C20: from amphi- + -tricha, from Greek thrix hair]

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amphitrichate am·phit·ri·chate (ām-fĭt'rĭ-kāt', -kĭt) or am·phit·ri·chous (-kəs)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a microorganism that has a flagellum or flagella at each end.

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