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flagellate

1. resembling a flagellum; whiplike
2. a flagellate organism, esp any protozoan of the phylum Zoomastigina

flagellate

[′flaj·ə‚lāt]
(biology)
Having flagella.
An organism that propels itself by means of flagella.
Resembling a flagellum.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any member of the protozoan superclass Mastigophora.
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CRYSTAL should flagellate herself for the sneaky way in which she had a provision of her contract changed before assuming the post of governor, so that her lawyer daughter could carry on representing the former head honcho of Laiki bank Andreas Vgenopoulos in the legal case brought against him by the administrator of Laiki.
Specifically, studies of pelagic food webs have shown that an increase in the availability of nutrients in the environment results in an increase in algal production, which leads to a subsequent increase in the number of bacteria, heterotrophic flagellates and microplankton (ciliates, rotifers and bosminids) (AUER et al., 2004; PEREIRA et al., 2005; SIPURA et al., 2005; SAMUELSSON et al., 2006).
These metabolites are toxic to parasites when they accumulate in the media and are responsible for the lyses of flagellates and formation of round forms (Li and Woo1991) in the old cultures.
The linear type is characterised by band like or "flagellate" cutaneous hyperpigmentation in areas of trauma occurring predominantly on the trunk and proximal extremities and has been reported to occur in up to 66% of patients.
While many protozoa are free-living, the flagellate protozoan symbionts of lower termites are only found in the digestive tract of their host.
No significant differences in GPT were detected when the phytoplankton species were grouped into diatom, flagellate and dinoflagellate taxa (P > 0.71).
Heterotrophic flagellate, ciliate, and rotifer abundances increase across gradients of primary production, and simple regression models predict these changes (Pace 1986, Sanders et al.
Similarly, most religious orders no longer encourage their members to flagellate themselves as punishment for sin but instead urge forms of penance that redress the damage done to victims of sin or natural tragedy.
These are two extremely weighty issues, so I will limit my commentary to the first and leave others to flagellate us with their analyses of the second.
Mourners who sustained injuries owing to flagellate were provided dressings and medicines while those having severe injuries and deep cuts were shifted to hospitals after provision of first aid.