giardia

[ jee-ahr-dee-uh, jahr- ]

noun
  1. any flagellate of the genus Giardia, parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates.

Origin of giardia

1
<New Latin, named after Alfred M. Giard (died 1908), French biologist; see -ia

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