Pentatrichomonas

noun

Pen·​ta·​tricho·​mo·​nas ˌpent-ə-ˌtrik-ə-ˈmō-nəs How to pronounce Pentatrichomonas (audio) -tri-ˈkäm-ə-nəs How to pronounce Pentatrichomonas (audio)
: a genus of flagellates related to Trichomonas but possessing five anterior flagella and often regarded as indistinguishable from or a subgenus of Trichomonas

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“Pentatrichomonas.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pentatrichomonas. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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