trichomonacide


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trichomonacide

 [trik″o-mo´nah-sīd]
an agent destructive to trichomonads.

trich·o·mo·na·cide

(trik'ō-mō'nă-sīd),
An agent that is destructive to Trichomonas organisms.

trichomonacide

/tricho·mo·na·cide/ (-mo´nah-sīd) an agent destructive to trichomonads.

trichomonacide

[trik′ōmon′əsīd]
Etymology: Gk, thrix + monas, unit; L, caedere, to kill
an agent destructive to Trichomonas vaginalis, a parasitic protozoan flagellate that causes a refractory type of vaginitis, cystitis, and urethritis. Metronidazole is used in the treatment of women with trichomoniasis and their asymptomatic partners. trichomonacidal, adj.

trich·o·mo·na·cide

(trik'ō-mō'nă-sīd)
An agent that is destructive to Trichomonas organisms.

trichomonacide

an agent destructive to trichomonads.