A whip-like projection from a cell used for locomotion. In bacteria the flagella is made of one flagellin tread and it rotates. In eukaryotes it is made of 2 + 9 microtubili surrounded by a membrane, and it wipes (pl. flagella).
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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