haemoflagellate


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haemoflagellate

(ˌhiːməˈflædʒəˌleɪt; ˌhɛm-) or

hemoflagellate

n
(Pathology) a flagellate protozoan, such as a trypanosome, that is parasitic in the blood
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DISCUSSION: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by a haemoflagellate Leishmania.
Protozoan knowledge is currently linked to their clinical and economic importance; there is detailed information regarding some coccidian or haemoflagellate species which infect mammals whilst research on avian and reptilian Haemosporidia is more limited.