flagellatory

flagellate

[v. flaj-uh-leyt; adj., n. flaj-uh-lit, -leyt]
verb (used with object), flagellated, flagellating.
1.
to whip; scourge; flog; lash.
adjective
2.
Also, flagellated. Biology. having flagella.
3.
Botany. producing filiform runners or runnerlike branches, as the strawberry.
4.
pertaining to or caused by flagellates.
noun
5.
any protozoan of the phylum (or class) Mastigophora, having one or more flagella.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin flagellātus, past participle of flagellāre to whip. See flagellum, -ate1

flagellator, noun
flagellatory [flaj-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
multiflagellate, adjective
multiflagellated, adjective
nonflagellate, adjective
nonflagellated, adjective
preflagellate, adjective
preflagellated, adjective
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flagellate
 
vb
1.  (tr) to whip; scourge; flog
 
adj
2.  possessing one or more flagella
3.  resembling a flagellum; whiplike
 
n
4.  a flagellate organism, esp any protozoan of the phylum Zoomastigina
 
flagel'lation
 
n

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flagellate
1620s, from L. flagellatus, pp. of flagellare (see flagellation). Related: Flagellated; flagellating.
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flagellate flag·el·late (flāj'ə-lĭt, -lāt', flə-jěl'ĭt)
adj.

  1. Flagellated.

  2. Relating to or caused by a flagellate organism.

n.
A member of the class Mastigophora, comprising organisms having a flagellum.
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flagellate   (flāj'ə-lāt')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various protozoans of the subphylum Mastigophora that move by means of one or more flagella. Some flagellates can make food by photosynthesis (such as euglenas and volvox), and are often classified as green algae by botanists. Others are symbiotic or parasitic (such as trypanosomes). Flagellates are related to amoebas. Also called mastigophoran.
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