Flagellum - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfləˈjeləm|  American pronunciation of the word flagellum
Brit.  |fləˈdʒɛləm|  British pronunciation of the word flagellum

noun

- a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor) (syn: scourge)
- a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
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