[hee-muh-flaj-uh-leyt, hem-uh-]

Origin of hemoflagellate

First recorded in 1905–10; hemo- + flagellate
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hemoflagellate in Medicine


[hē′mō-flăjə-lāt′, -lĭt, -flə-jĕlĭt]
  1. A flagellate protozoan, such as a trypanosome, that is parasitic in the blood.
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