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hemoflagellate

 [he″mo-flaj´ĕ-lāt]
any flagellate protozoan parasitic in the blood.

hemoflagellate

/he·mo·flag·el·late/ (-flaj´ĕ-lāt) any flagellate protozoan parasite of the blood; the term includes the genera Trypanosoma and Leishmania.

hemoflagellate

(hē′mō-flăj′ə-lāt′, -lĭt, -flə-jĕl′ĭt)
n.
A flagellate protozoan, such as a trypanosome, that is parasitic in the blood.

he·mo·flag·el·late

(hē'mō-flaj'ĕ-lāt)
Protozoan flagellates that are parasitic in the blood; they include the genera Leishmania and Trypanosoma, several species of which are important pathogens.
Synonym(s): haemoflagellate.
[hemo- + L. flagellum, dim. of flagrum, a whip]

hemoflagellate

any flagellate protozoan parasitic in the blood. See also trypanosoma.