flagellate vs mastigophore what difference

what is difference between flagellate and mastigophore

English

Etymology

Latin flagellum (whip)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛlət

Verb

flagellate (third-person singular simple present flagellates, present participle flagellating, simple past and past participle flagellated)

  1. (transitive) To whip or scourge.

Related terms

  • biflagellate
  • flagellation
  • triflagellate

Translations

Adjective

flagellate (comparative more flagellate, superlative most flagellate)

  1. Resembling a whip.
  2. (biology) Having flagella.

Related terms

  • flagellum

Translations

Noun

flagellate (plural flagellates)

  1. (biology) Any organism that has flagella.

Translations


Italian

Verb

flagellate

  1. inflection of flagellare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of flagellato

Latin

Verb

flagellāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of flagellō


English

Noun

mastigophore (plural mastigophores)

  1. Any flagellate of the phylum Mastigophora (a nematocyst that has a tube that extends beyond its hempe)
  2. In Ancient Greece, an official who carried a whip

Synonyms

  • mastigophoran

Related terms

  • amastigophore
  • mastigophorous
  • mastigophoric

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