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  • n. trichomonad

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Trichomonadidæ. T. melolonthæ infests the cockchafer. T. vaginalis is found in the secretions of the human vagina.


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  • Trich is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a germ (called trichomonas) spread during unprotected sex with an infected partner.


  • The study also shows the teenagers 'prevalence of chlamydia (7.1%), trichomonas (3.6%), gonorrhea (2.5%), and herpes (type 2, 3.4%).

    Philip N. Cohen: The 'Sex Talk': Teaching Too Late (Education Before Infection)

  • In fact, data derived from the same studies that have been used to demonstrated a benefit against HIV and HPV also showed no significant benefit against syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas, each of which is treatable.

    The Ethics of Neonatal Circumcision « Gender Across Borders

  • Male circumcision also reduced rates of trichomonas and bacterial vaginosis in female partners.

    February 8th, 2006

  • Berberine, an alkaloid in goldenseal, has mild antibiotic properties and is effective against protozoa such as giardia and trichomonas.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The effectiveness of condoms in preventing STI transmission, including HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas, is similar to the effectiveness rate for pregnancy protection, or 98 percent with perfect use and 86 percent with typical use.


  • Perhaps most important, however, is that new research shows trichomonas is associated with an increased risk of transmission of HIV Additionally, when present during pregnancy, trichomonas may also cause you to deliver a low-birth-weight baby, or to develop premature labor.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Itching around the opening of the vagina could be yeast or trichomonas.

    Chapter 21

  • (These medicines will cure yeast, trichomonas and bacterial vaginosis.)

    Chapter 21

  • (These medicines will cure gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomonas.)

    Chapter 21


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