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trichomonad

[trik-uh-mon-ad, -moh-nad] /ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn æd, -ˈmoʊ næd/
noun
1.
any flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, parasitic in humans or animals.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Neo-Latin Trichomonad- (stem of Trichomonas) genus name. See tricho-, monad
Related forms
trichomonadal
[trik-uh-mon-uh-dl, -moh-nuh-] /ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn ə dl, -ˈmoʊ nə-/ (Show IPA),
trichomonal
[trik-uh-mon-l, -mohn-l, trih-kom-uh-nl] /ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn l, -ˈmoʊn l, trɪˈkɒm ə nl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Observation of the live flagellated trichomonad in saliva or lesion scrapings is confirmatory.
British Dictionary definitions for trichomonad

trichomonad

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

trichomonad trich·o·mo·nad (trĭk'ə-mō'nād')
n.
Any of various flagellate protozoa of the genus Trichomonas.

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