Histomonas


His·to·mo·nas

noun \ˌhis-tə-ˈmōn-əs\

Definition of HISTOMONAS

: a genus of flagellate protozoans (family Mastigamoebidae) that are parasites in the liver and intestinal mucosa especially of poultry, and are usually considered to include a single species (H. meleagridis) that causes blackhead
his·to·mo·nad \-ˈmō-ˌnad\ noun
his·to·mo·nal \-ˈmōn-əl\ adjective

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