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trichomonad

[trik-uh-mon-ad, -moh-nad]
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noun
  1. any flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, parasitic in humans or animals.
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Origin of trichomonad

1860–65; < New Latin Trichomonad- (stem of Trichomonas) genus name. See tricho-, monad
Related formstrich·o·mon·a·dal [trik-uh-mon-uh-dl, -moh-nuh-] /ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn ə dl, -ˈmoʊ nə-/, trich·o·mon·al [trik-uh-mon-l, -mohn-l, trih-kom-uh-nl] /ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn l, -ˈmoʊn l, trɪˈkɒm ə nl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trichomonad

trichomonad

noun
  1. any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, occurring in the digestive and reproductive systems of man and animals
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Derived Formstrichomonadal or trichomonal (ˌtrɪkəˈmɒnəl, -ˈməʊ-, trɪˈkɒmənəl), adjective
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trichomonad in Medicine

trichomonad

(trĭk′ə-mōnăd′)
n.
  1. Any of various flagellate protozoa of the genus Trichomonas.
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