- any flagellate of the genus Giardia, parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates.
Origin of giardia
Examples from the Web for giardia
Contemporary Examples of giardia
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’
October 3, 2012
Historical Examples of giardia
Various forms of dysentery or diarrhea have been attributed to infection with Giardia (Lamblia) intestinalis.Food Poisoning
Edwin Oakes Jordan
- A genus of flagellated, usually nonpathogenic protozoa that are parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates including humans and most domestic animals.