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- noun An
intracellularprojection of a eukaryoticcell containing a microtubulearray, used for locomotionor for propelling fluids.
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Many proteins of the eukaryotic flagellum also called a cilium or undulipodium are known to be dispensable, because functional swimming flagella that lack these proteins are known to exist.