A genus of protozoan flagellates, one species of which, Retortamonas intestinalis, is found occasionally in the human intestine, although it is nonpathogenic and infrequently reported.
[L. re-torqueo, to twist back, + G. monas, single, a unit]
a genus of nonpathogenic, pyriform, protozoan parasites in the family Retortamonadidae.
found in the cecum of guinea pigs.
found in the cecum of rabbits.
found in humans and nondomesticated primates.
found in sheep.