Definition of Flagellata

1. Noun. Protozoa having flagella.




Definition of Flagellata

1. n. pl. An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See Infusoria, and Monad.

Medical Definition of Flagellata

1. An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See Infusoria, and Monad. Origin: NL, fr.L. Flagellatus, p. P. See Flagellate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagellata

flag smut
flag smut fungus
flag stop
flag stops
flag waving
flagbearer
flagbearers
flagellant
flagellantism
flagellantisms
flagellants
flagellar
flagellar agglutinin
flagellar antigen
flagellata (current term)
flagellate
flagellate diarrhoea
flagellate protozoan
flagellated
flagellated cell
flagellated protozoan
flagellates
flagellatin'
flagellating
flagellation
flagellations
flagellator
flagellators
flagelliform

Literary usage of Flagellata

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1. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1900)
"The flagellata are perhaps the most instructive group of the Protozoa. On the one hand they are connected with the lowliest forms of life, on the other hand ..."

2. Investigations on Microscopic Foams and on Protoplasm: Experiments by Otto i. e. Johann Adam Otto Bütschli, Edward Alfred Minchin (1894)
"The results mentioned harmonise well with the structural relations of these and other forms of flagellata which have been observed recently (1889) and quite ..."

3. Elements of Zoölogy: A Textbook by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"THE flagellata or Monads are exceedingly minute protozoa, ... It is on account of the last-named fact that they have been called flagellata. Fia. 743. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"15, and description) has rendered the derivation of the Sponges from the flagellata a tenable hypothesis.] Further remark» on the flagellata. ..."

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