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Chilomastix

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noun Chi·lo·mas·tix \ˌkī-lō-ˈmas-tiks\

Medical Definition of Chilomastix

  1. :  a genus of pear-shaped, flagellated protozoans that usually occur commensally in the intestines of various vertebrates and includes one (Chilomastix mesnili) occurring as a nonpathogenic parasite in the cecum and colon of humans


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