Enteromonas hominis

Enteromonas hominis

(ĕn″tĕr-ŏm′ō-năs hŏm′ĭn-ĭs)
A flagellated protozoan that lives in the intestine of humans. It is rare and considered nonpathogenic.

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.
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