flagelliform


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fla·gel·li·form

 (flə-jĕl′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Long, thin, and tapering; whip-shaped: flagelliform appendages.

[Latin flagellum, little whip; see flagellum + -form.]

flagelliform

(fləˈdʒɛlɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Biology) slender, tapering, and whiplike, as the antennae of certain insects
Translations

fla·gel·li·form

n. flageliforme, en forma de látigo.
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The gametophytes of the aquatic plants from Colombia are characterized as follows (Figure 3; notable features italicized): Plants dull greenish-brown to blackish, very slender, flagelliform, 0.4-0.5 mm wide, to 4 cm long, unbranched or very sparingly branched with ventralintercalary branches.
flagelliform, tubuliform, or piriform) and how it is extruded, which
Peltate, capitate acicular and flagelliform trichome types were found by Jurisic Grubesic et al.
1/3x leaf length), leaf cells with uniformly thickened walls and a finely punctate-papillose cuticle, very small underleaves (1.5-2x stem width), and numerous denuded, flagelliform branches without leaves (only with underleaves).
Leg IV short, not reaching margin of body, coxa subtriangular, as broad as long, third segment longer than other segments, fourth segment short, onefourth to one-third as long as third segmente, very long apical setae, flagelliform, longer than leg IV itself.
The diagnostic characters of Eremulus are (data summarized from descriptions of species): costulae well developed and visible; rostrum rounded; sensilli flagelliform, rarely spindle-shaped (exceptionally with small sensillar head); anterior part of notogaster with transverse foveolate band; 10 to 11 pairs of notogastral setae; anal and adanal setae simple; epimeral setae branched (1c often setiform); genital and aggenital setae branched (exceptionally setiform).
Segment I 1.23 times as long as the transocular width, thicker than others, gradually thickening distad, basis stalked; II-IV flagelliform, II slightly incrassate distad, IV apically pointed, subarcuate.
and Lewis, R.V., 1998, "Evidence from flagelliform silk cDNA for the structural basis of elasticity and modular nature of spider silk," J.
The repeated sections of amino acids in dragline silk, for example, differ from the sequence of amino acids in flagelliform silk, the superelastic thread used in the spiral section of the web.
In comparison, the capture spiral, produced by the Flagelliform glands, exhibits a low Young modulus, but is exceptionally extensible.