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What is a flagella used for?


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they whip around and move the organism

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A flagella enables an organism to travel. Flagella are whip like tails that are used to propel the organism forward.


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AnswerFirst of all, Flagella is a kind of cell, not the name of a part in a cell. The flagella is a cell that is pill shaped, and it's most distuingishing quality is the tail at on end of the cell that is used as a rotor. Edit:The flagella actually is the tail part of a sperm cell.


pseudopodia which means false feet is used by amoeba for locomotion while flagella long hairlike structure is used by the algae chlamydomonas for locomotion


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They have flagella with 9+2 structure.Bacterial flagella differs from it


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