HyperDic: peritrichous

English > 1 sense of the word peritrichous:
ADJECTIVEallperitrichouscovered all over with uniformly distributed flagella
English > peritrichous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCovered all over with uniformly distributed flagella.
Categorybacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
Broadercoveredoverlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something

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