- Relating to cilia or other appendicular organs projecting from the periphery of a cell.
- Having flagella uniformly distributed over a cell; used especially with reference to bacteria.
Synonym(s): peritrichal, peritrichate, peritrichic
[peri- + G. thrix, hair]
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