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Definition of biflagellate

What does biflagellate mean?


  1. having two flagella
    • example: a biflagellate zoospore

Alternative definition


  1. Having two flagella


  1. Any organism that has two flagella

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Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

Biflagellate Protozoa To date, only a few diseases have been shown to be caused by plant pathogenic biflagellate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

After successive mitotic divisions, 32–64 haploid, laterally biflagellate zoospores are released that grow into microscopic filamentous male or female gametophytes. Laterally biflagellate sperm, produced by the male gametophytes, fertilize ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Each nucleus aggregates around it a proper zone of dense protoplasm; by two successive mitotic divisions each mass becomes quadri-nucleatc, and splits up into four biflagellate, uninucleate zoospores. These are pairing-cells or gametes,  ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Plant and Fungal Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

Biflagellate zoopore of Spongospora subterranea. (b) Bright field and (c) fluorescence microscope images of zoosporangia in tomato root hair. Serological Relationships, Diagnosis, and Control The viruses are serologically distinct ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK Publishing

Biflagellate cell g grain reproductive GREEN ALGA GREEN ALGA DIATOM Lamina structures) Chlamydomonas sp. Vblvox sp. Thalassiosira sp. (blade) ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1908)

by John William Ballantyne

spiro-bactcria, spiromonas (a biflagellate monad), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

biflagellate unicells and vegetative cysts that form under stress. P. parvum is obligately photosynthetic, but can also be strongly mixotrophic, ingesting bacteria and various ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The infective propagules are asexually produced biflagellate zoospores  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs (2011)

Structure, Form and Process by David Hopley

Both also reported the release of biflagellate zooids, although these were not demonstrated to be gametes until Nasr ...

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Scrabble value of B3I1F4L1A1G2E1L1L1A1T1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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