Leptomonas


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Leptomonas

(lep'tō-mō'nas, lep-tom'ŏ-nŭs),
A genus of asexual, monogenetic, parasitic flagellates (family Trypanosomatidae) commonly found in the hindgut of insects.
[lepto- + G. monas, unit]

Leptomonas

/Lep·to·mo·nas/ (-mo´nis) a genus of protozoa of the family Trypanosomatidae, parasitic in the digestive tract of insects.

Leptomonas

a genus of the protozoan family Trypanosomatidae, the members of which are found in invertebrates.