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Synonyms for flagellum

a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)


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bacterial flagella, the cascade required for blood to clot, and the chemical chain that must fire in order to for us to see.
in Seika, Japan, and his colleagues have obtained high-resolution, X-ray fiber diffraction patterns of the three-dimensional structure of bacterial flagella.
Previously, the smallest molecular motors scientists had studied were those that drive bacterial flagella.