Phytomonas

noun

Phy·​tom·​o·​nas fī-ˈtäm-ə-nəs How to pronounce Phytomonas (audio)
: a genus of flagellates of the family Trypanosomatidae that are morphologically similar to members of the genus Leptomonas but alternate between a hemipterous insect and usually a latex plant as hosts

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“Phytomonas.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Phytomonas. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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