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(trik″ŏ-mō′nad″) [ tricho- + monad (2)]
1. Related to or resembling the genus Trichomonas.
2. A member of the genus Trichomonas.
trichomonal (-mō′năl), adjective


pertaining to trichomonads.

trichomonal enteritis
the cause-and-effect relationship between the numbers of trichomonads found in association with enteric disease, especially colitis in horses, is doubtful. The organisms may be opportunistic pathogens only.
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