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peritrichate

[puh-ri-tri-kit, -keyt] /pəˈrɪ trɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/
adjective
1.
(of bacteria) having flagella on the entire surface.
Also, peritrichic
[per-i-trik-ik] /ˌpɛr ɪˈtrɪk ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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peritrich, peritrichan
[puh-ri-truh-kin] /pəˈrɪ trə kɪn/ (Show IPA),
noun
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