Enteromonas

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Enteromonas

(en'tĕr-ō-mō'năs, en-ter-om'ŏ-nas),
A genus of flagellate protozoa, one species of which, Enteromonas hominis, is found as a rare nonpathogenic resident in the human large intestine.
[entero- + G. monas, monad]

Enteromonas

a genus of the family Monocercomonadidae of protozoa. None appears to have pathogenic effects.

Enteromonas caviae
found in the cecum of the guinea pig.
Enteromonas hominis
found in the cecum of humans, primates and rodents.
Enteromonas suis
found in the cecum of pigs.