leptomonad

leptomonad

 [lep″to-mo´nad]
1. of or pertaining to Leptomonas, a genus of protozoa parasitic in the digestive tract of insects.
2. denoting the leptomonad form (see promastigote).
3. a protozoon exhibiting the leptomonad (promastigote) form.

lep·to·mo·nad

(lep'tō-mō'nad, lep-tom'ŏ-nad),
1. Common name for a member of the genus Leptomonas.
2.

leptomonad

/lep·to·mo·nad/ (-mo´nad)
1. of or pertaining to Leptomonas.
2. denoting the leptomonad form; see promastigote.
3. a protozoan exhibiting the leptomonad (promastigote) form.
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