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

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Head black, rostrum and palpi blackish brown, 14 oval flagellar segmented antennae ranging from brown to dark brown.
Scape brownish, pedicel yellow, first flagellar segment yellow on basal half to two-thirds, other flagellomeres brown.
The flagellar antigen is strongly immunogenic (22) and it is intriguing that patients with perforation do not possess antibodies to it.
Identification of a novel leucine-rich repeat protein as a component of flagellar radial spoke in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis.
72) Moreover, abnormal or complete absence of mitochondria or its functional impairment, sometimes all of the above may act as a sole reason for the sperm immotility due to the inability to produce ATP for the flagellar beat.
The tiramisu isolate 09CEB3100 was also characterized by multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and for the fliC and fljB genes encoding the flagellar antigens (13).
amazonensis wherein it caused morphological changes in promastigotes, such as swelling of the mitochondrion, chromatin condensation, presence of membranous structures near the golgi complex, and appearance of vesicular bodies in the flagellar pocket (Guimaraes et al.
Observations on general sperm motility, swimming pattern, and sinusoidal flagellar beating were made.
Other mechanisms utilized by the gut bacteria to prevent pathogens from colonizing include impairment of flagellar motility and preclusion of bacterial internalization.
PKI RESTORES MOTILITY TO CHALMYDOMONAS CELLS DEFECTIVE IN A FLAGELLAR AKAP, J.
The flagellar region included an axoneme, a pair of mitochondrial derivatives, a pair of triangular accessory bodies, and a puff-like corpuscle with electron-dense areas (Fig.
Nonmotile strains were investigated with respect to their flagellar genotypes by using PCR and HhaI digestion of PCR products as described (3).
Since centrin is a calcium binding protein involved in microtubule severing during flagellar excision, (13) it might play a vital role during fertilization.