Cercomonas

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Cer·​com·​o·​nas | \ (ˌ)sər-ˈkäm-ə-nəs How to pronounce Cercomonas (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cercomonas

: a genus of commensal or coprophilous flagellated protozoans of the order Kinetoplastida having two flagella

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