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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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