trichomonad

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

Origin:
1860–65; < Neo-Latin Trichomonad- (stem of Trichomonas) genus name. See tricho-, monad

trichomonadal [trik-uh-mon-uh-dl, -moh-nuh-] , trichomonal [trik-uh-mon-l, -mohn-l, trih-kom-uh-nl] , adjective
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trichomonad (ˌtrɪkəʊˈmɒnæd)
 
n
any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, occurring in the digestive and reproductive systems of man and animals
 
tricho'monadal
 
adj
 
trichomonal
 
adj

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

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Observation of the live flagellated trichomonad in saliva or lesion scrapings is confirmatory.
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