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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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... domains, families,phyla, or genera Which protozoan group consists solely of parisitc forms? Amoebas, ciliates, slime molds, apicomplexans, flagellates If adenine makes up 20% of the bases in a dna double helix what % of the bases are guanine? 80,60,40,20, or 30 The dna double helix is? ...

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by 2001ChevyZ71
Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:20 am
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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
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Re: Pond Scum

... increases the viscosity of the water without harming the protozoa right away and slowing down the movements of some of the faster ciliates and flagellates that you will encounter, for a much better look see. :D

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by Ken Ramos
Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:40 am
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Topic: Pond Scum
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The Fiber Disease

... Neomonada, DRIP, Ichthyosporea n Abstract When the enigmatic fish pathogen, the rosette agent, was first found to be closely related to the choanoflagellates, no one anticipated finding a new group of organisms. Subsequently, a new group of microorganisms at the boundary between animals and fungiwas ...

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Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:12 am
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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There are many asexual species, mostly microorganisms, both prokaryote and eukaryote (sex in amebas and flagellates is rare). The definition of species is much fuzzier for them - basically the "old" definition depending upon sets of distinctive characteristics. One ...

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by Darby
Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Cells
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