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peritricha (pəˈrɪtrɪkə)
pl n , sing peritrich
1.  ciliate protozoans, of the order Peritrichida, in which the cilia are restricted to a spiral around the mouth
2.  bacteria having the entire cell surface covered with flagella
[C19: from New Latin, from peri- + Greek thrix hair]

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