atrichous


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atrichous

[′a·trə·kəs]
(cell and molecular biology)
Lacking flagella.
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Large numbers of atrichous isorhizas (AIs) were observed at the tips of the aboral tentacles in the pre-attachment stage (Fig.
The preactinula had only small numbers of atrichous isorhizas (AIs) (20.
In addition to these settlement processes, larvae whose settlement was delayed retained many atrichous isorhizas (AIs), and larvae whose tentacle tips had been cut off showed no settling behavior until the tips and the AI nematocytes regenerated.