monotrichous


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mo·not·ri·chous

 (mə-nŏt′rĭ-kəs)
adj.
Having one flagellum at only one pole or end, as certain bacteria.

monotrichous

(mɒˈnɒtrɪkəs) or

monotrichic

adj
(Microbiology) (of bacteria) having a single flagellum
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In morphology, these microorganisms are gram-negative, without spore, curved or straight rod, and movable with one or more polar flagellum (monotrichous: having a single polar flagellum.
Bacteria may have a single flagellum at one end (monotrichous), more than one flagellum at one end (lophotrichous), or flagella all over the cell (peritrichous) (Figure 6-9).