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to whip; to scourge; to flog.

Origin: L. Flagellatus, p.p. Of flagellare to scoure, fr. Flagellum whip, dim. Of flagrum whip, scoure; cf. Fligere to strike. Cf. Flall.

1. Flagelliform.

2. (Science: zoology) Of or pertaining to the flagellata.

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Amoeba Culturing

... of photos and descriptions you can probably use to figure out if that's what you've got swimming around in your sample. N. fowleri is capable of a flagellate state, not seen in most other amoebae, and it can apparently be induced... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC221533/

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by Atropa
Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:39 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Amoeba Culturing
Replies: 10
Views: 10155

Re: Amoeba Culturing

... I though about that. What I've found (but haven't tried yet) that when you introduce distilled water the N.F. amoeba transform and grow tails (Flagellate) so that they can swim away.

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by amoebaslayer
Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Amoeba Culturing
Replies: 10
Views: 10155

Re: Model organisme from each "kingdom"?

... which makes it that much harder. An example would be the H.pylori. It's known as a good representative of the Bacteria Kingdom even though it uses flagellates to displace and anchor into the human stomach. Whereas not all organisms of the bacteria kingdom are composed of flagellate, although the ...

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by HSS
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Model organisme from each "kingdom"?
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Views: 5413

The Fiber Disease

... pattern. Some representative genera are Neocallimastix, Pyromyces, and Orpinomyces. The zoospores of the Neocallimastigales are posteriorly uniflagellate or posteriorly multi-flagellate. A second centriole has not been found associated with the kintetosome; the latter also lacks props. Source: ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Aug 20, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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What type of creature is this?

They look like flagellate bacteria... but no bacteria get to be 1.5 inches long... Maybe they're some kind of larvae? Could you post another picture please? Upon closer examination, it looks like they could be a type of worm hatching ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue May 02, 2006 1:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What type of creature is this?
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