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leptomonas

noun lep·tom·o·nas \ lep-ˈtäm-ə-nəs \

medical Definition of leptomonas

1 capitalized :a genus of flagellate protozoans of the family Trypanosomatidae that are parasites especially of the digestive tract of insects and that occur as elongated flagellates with a single anterior flagellum and no undulating membrane
2 plural leptomonas
a :any flagellate protozoan of the genus Leptomonas

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