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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See blackhead.

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  • n. A disease of birds, particularly chickens and turkeys, caused by parasitic infection with a protozoan, Histomonas meleagridis.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Histomonas, genus of zooflagellates (histo- + Greek monas, monad; see monad) + -iasis.

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