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verb as in whip, lash


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I admit I'm one of those people who tend to self-flagellate and is too tethered to my to-do list, sometimes defeated by it.

These cells, called choanocytes, resemble independent animals of the Protozoa, known as flagellate Infusoria or Choanoflagellata.

Most of the flagellate infusoria do just the reverse; they are anodically sensitive or positively galvanotactic.

Other modifications are whip-like processes, or flagellate filaments, called vibracula, which constantly beat the water.

C, Later stage, resolving itself into two flagellate gametes.

An aberrant flagellate bearing a single flagellum and a silicious skeleton resembling those of the Radiolaria.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flagellate, such as: beat, belt, flay, flog, hit, and lash.

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