Phytomonas

noun
Phy·​tom·​o·​nas | \ fī-ˈtäm-ə-nəs How to pronounce Phytomonas (audio) \

Medical Definition of Phytomonas

: 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 9 Dec. 2021.

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