Whip-like: long, tapering and supple.
A type of parasitic protozoan which uses whip-like hairs to swim, e.g. Leishmania.
A type of protozoan with one or more fine whip-like threads (flagella) projecting from its body surface, by means of which it is able to swim. Some flagellates are parasites of man and are therefore of medical importance.
A microorganism that employs flagella, which are hair-like projections, to facilitate movement.