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[puh-ri-tri-kuh s] /pəˈrɪ trɪ kəs/

(of bacteria) having a uniform distribution of flagella over the body surface.
(of certain protozoans) having cilia arranged spirally around the mouth.

peritrichous pe·rit·ri·chous (pə-rĭt’rĭ-kəs)


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