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- adj. Having multiple flagella located at the same point, so that they can act in concert to drive the bacterium in a single direction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a tuft of several flagella at one end of the body, as certain bacteria.
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(Ehrenb.), more strongly curved in open spirals, motile, lophotrichous;
(lophotrichous); _Bactridium_ (Fischer), motile, with cilia all over the surface (peritrichous).