Definitions

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

Etymologies

New Latin Trichomonas, genus name : tricho- + Late Latin monas, monad-, unit; see monad.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • The disease is caused by the trichomonad parasite that lives in the upper digestive tract of the bird, and its actions progressively block the bird's throat making it unable to swallow food, thus killing it by starvation.

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