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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa); A whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor).

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  • Of course, the flagellum is a great illustration of this.
  • That would seem to fly in the face of all the claims that the evolution of the flagellum is a problem long since solved by biologists.
  • Does that mean you agree that the flagellum is not IC?
  • Also, you can admit then yes, that the flagellum is IC? for more
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