- flagellum (n.)
- "long, lash-like appendage," 1837, from Latin flagellum "whip, scourge," also figurative, diminutive of flagrum "a whip," from PIE root *bhlag- "to strike" (cognates: Latin flagitium "shameful act, passionate deed, disgraceful thing," flagitare "to demand importunately;" Old Norse blakra "to flutter with the wings," blekkja "to impose upon;" Lithuanian blaškau "to and fro").
- 1. It is a flagellum – the tail - like propeller found in single cells.
- 它是一根鞭子—— 状 似螺旋桨的尾巴存在于单个细胞中.
- 2. Resembling or having the form of a flagellum ; whip like.
- 3. Strictly the term is now reserved for the bacterial flagellum.
- 4. They have a whiplike structure called a flagellum.
- 5. The Leifson staining method is a common method of the flagellum staining of bacteria.
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