trichomonad

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noun tricho·mo·nad \ˌtri-kə-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd\

Definition of trichomonad

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

trichomonad

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trichomonal

play \-ˈmō-nəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of trichomonad

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


First Known Use: 1861


Medical Dictionary

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trichomonad

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noun tricho·mo·nad \ˌtrik-ə-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd\

Medical Definition of trichomonad

  1. :  any protozoan of the genus Trichomonas


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trichomonad

adjective tricho·mo·nad

Medical Definition of trichomonad


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