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 (bī-flăj′ə-lĭt, -lāt′)
Having two flagella: a biflagellate protozoan.
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(baɪˈflædʒɪˌleɪt; -lɪt)
(Biology) biology having two flagella: biflagellate protozoans.
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(baɪˈflædʒ əˌleɪt, -lɪt)

having two flagella.
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Adj.1.biflagellate - having two flagellabiflagellate - having two flagella; "a biflagellate zoospore"
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References in periodicals archive ?
Sporangia of all Phytophthora species, when mature, contain a variable number of motile, biflagellate zoospores (fig.
Kinetoplastids also include biflagellate free-living protozoa of the suborder Bodonina [2, 3].
They can be aflagellate or biflagellate, and vary in shape, size, structure, and number and location of organelles (Jamieson et al., 1991).
Reproduction occurs by asexual quadriflagellate zoospores or sexual biflagellate gametes (Bourrelly, 1966; Chapman, 1984; Silva, 1982; Sluiman, 1989; O'Kelly and Floyd, 1990; Thompson and Wujek, 1997).
The trophozoite or ameboid form encysts under unfavorable circumstances and converts to a temporary biflagellate form if exposed to high temperatures.
Predominantly holocarpic and eucarpic simple biflagellate phycomycetes.