from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various flagellate protozoans of the genus Trichomonas, occurring as parasites in the digestive and urogenital tracts of vertebrates.
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- n. Any of many flagellate protozoans, of the genus Trichomonas, most of which are parasitic
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- n. cause of trichomoniasis in women and cattle and birds
New Latin Trichomonas, genus name : tricho- + Late Latin monas, monad-, unit; see monad.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)