trichomonad

noun
tricho·​mo·​nad | \ ˌtri-kə-ˈmō-ˌnad How to pronounce trichomonad (audio) , -nəd \

Definition of trichomonad

: any of a genus (Trichomonas) of flagellated protozoans parasitic in many animals

Other Words from trichomonad

trichomonad or trichomonal \ ˌtri-​kə-​ˈmō-​nᵊl How to pronounce trichomonal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of trichomonad

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trichomonad

New Latin Trichomonad-, Trichomonas, from trich- + Late Latin monad-, monas monad

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“Trichomonad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichomonad. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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trichomonad

noun
tricho·​mo·​nad | \ ˌtrik-ə-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd How to pronounce trichomonad (audio) \

Medical Definition of trichomonad

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any protozoan of the genus Trichomonas

trichomonad

adjective

Medical Definition of trichomonad (Entry 2 of 2)

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