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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

histomonad

play \-ˈmō-ˌnad\ noun

histomonal

play \-ˈmōn-ᵊl\ adjective

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