any flagellate of the genus Giardia, parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates.
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How to use giardia in a sentence
On my first hike in the park, I got my mom and myself spectacularly lost—and also contracted a case of giardia.The Ultimate Grand Teton National Park Travel Guide | Dina Mishev | April 7, 2021 | Outside Online
The film reaches its climax when Temple is felled by giardia, a parasite that infects the small intestine.Claremont McKenna Students Try Life on $1 a Day in ‘Living on One’ | Robert Bryce | October 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Various forms of dysentery or diarrhea have been attributed to infection with giardia (Lamblia) intestinalis.Food Poisoning | Edwin Oakes Jordan