peritrichously


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pe·rit·ri·chous

 (pə-rĭt′rĭ-kəs)
adj.
1. Having flagella uniformly distributed over the body surface, as certain bacteria.
2. Having a band of cilia around the mouth, as certain protozoans.

pe·rit′ri·chous·ly adv.
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peritrichously

(pəˈrɪtrɪkəslɪ)
adv
(Biology) biology in a peritrichous manner; in a fashion characteristic of a peritrichous organism
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