Medical Dictionary

leptomonas

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noun lep·tom·o·nas \lep-ˈtäm-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of leptomonas

  1. 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. 2plural leptomonas a:  any flagellate protozoan of the genus Leptomonasb:  promastigote


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