Histomonas

noun
His·to·mo·nas | \ˌhis-tə-ˈmōn-əs \

Medical Definition of Histomonas 

: a genus of flagellate protozoans (family Mastigamoebidae) that are parasites in the liver and intestinal mucosa especially of poultry, and are usually considered to include a single species (H. meleagridis) that causes blackhead

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