Tritrichomonas

noun

Tri·​trichomonas
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: a genus of flagellates that is related to Trichomonas but distinguished by three anterior flagella and is often held to be indistinguishable from or a subgenus of Trichomonas

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tri- + Trichomonas

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“Tritrichomonas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tritrichomonas. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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