Trichomonas Trich·o·mon·as (trĭk'ə-mō'nəs)
A genus of parasitic protozoan flagellates that cause trichomoniasis.
|trichomonas (trĭk'ə-mō'nās') Pronunciation Key
Any of various flagellated protozoans of the genus Trichomonas that are parasitic and inhabit the digestive and genitourinary tract of the host. Trichomonas vaginalis is a common cause of vaginal infections in humans.