1. Relating to cilia or other appendicular organs projecting from the periphery of a cell.

2. Having flagella uniformly distributed over a cell; used especially with reference to bacteria.

Synonym: peritrichal, peritrichate, peritrichic.

Origin: peri-_ G. Thrix, hair

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