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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.
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We did not detect trichomonads in 12 breeding adult Cooper's Hawks (4 males, 8 females) of SY and ASY ages at nine nests during 2007 in the Grand Forks study area, nor in 40 breeding adult Cooper's Hawks (19 males, 21 females) of SY and ASY-7Y ages at 24 nests in Milwaukee in 2007 (Table 1).
We earlier suggested a low prevalence of trichomonads in Cooper's Hawks may be attributed to the relatively small proportion of columbid prey in their diet (Rosenfield et al.
It is often hard for people who have seen a trichomonad wiggling through the field of vision on a microscope slide to imagine that they could actually miss detecting this organism
Some trichomonads, including Tritrichomonas foetus and Tritrichomonas suis, primarily infect and colonize animals.
Initial examination showed paracentesis fluid with numerous motile, flagellated organisms consistent with trichomonads.
Repeat paracentesis demonstrated numerous motile trichomonads.
The patient's trichomonads had minimal lethal concentration (MLC) of3.
had a history of trichomonads in a urine sample before transplantation and clinical epididymitis when meningoencephalitis was diagnosed, leading to their conclusion that his infection was genitourinary in origin.
Peritoneal fluid contained numerous trichomonads, identified as T.