hemoflagellate

noun

he·​mo·​fla·​gel·​late ˌhē-mō-ˈfla-jə-lət How to pronounce hemoflagellate (audio)
-ˌlāt;
-flə-ˈje-lət
: a flagellate (such as a trypanosome) that is a blood parasite

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hemoflagellate was in 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Hemoflagellate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemoflagellate. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

hemoflagellate

noun
he·​mo·​fla·​gel·​late
variants or chiefly British haemoflagellate
: a flagellate (as a trypanosome) that is a blood parasite
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