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trichomonad

 [trik″o-mo´nad]
a parasite of the genus Trichomonas.

trich·o·mo·nad

(trik'ō-mō'nad, trik'ō-mon'ad),
Common name for members of the family Trichomonadidae.

trichomonad

/tricho·mo·nad/ (-mo´nad) a parasite of the genus Trichomonas.

trichomonad

(trĭk′ə-mō′năd′)
n.
Any of various flagellate protozoans of the order Trichomonadida, including several of the genus Trichomonas that occur as parasites in the digestive and urogenital tracts of vertebrates.

trich′o·mo·nad′al (-năd′l), trich′o·mon′al (-mō′nəl) adj.

trich·o·mo·nad

(trik'ō-mō'nad)
Common name for members of the family Trichomonadidae.

trichomonad

any member of the protozoan order Trichomonadida (Zoomastigophora), in earlier classifications. In more modern classifications, the group is considered to be of kingdom-equivalent status. Trichomonads occur typically in the respiratory, reproductive and intestinal tracts of animals and some forms are pathogenic. Cells typically have four to six flagella.

trichomonad

a parasite of the genera Trichomonas, Tritrichomonas, Tetratrichomonas.