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trich·o·mo·nad

 (trĭk′ə-mō′năd′)
n.
Any of various flagellate protozoans of the order Trichomonadida, including several of the genus Trichomonas that occur as parasites in the digestive and urogenital tracts of vertebrates.

[New Latin Trichomonas, genus name : tricho- + Late Latin monas, monad-, unit; see monad.]

trich′o·mo·nad′al (-năd′l), trich′o·mon′al (-mō′nəl) adj.
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trichomonad

(ˌtrɪkəʊˈmɒnæd)
n
(Animals) any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, occurring in the digestive and reproductive systems of man and animals
ˌtrichoˈmonadal, trichomonal adj
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trich•o•mon•ad

(ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn æd, -ˈmoʊ næd)

n.
any flagellate protozoan of the genus Trichomonas, parasitic in humans or animals.
[1860–65; < New Latin Trichomonad-, s. of Trichomonas. See tricho-, monad]
trich`o•mon′a•dal, trich•o•mon•al (ˌtrɪk əˈmɒn l, -ˈmoʊn l, trɪˈkɒm ə nl) adj.
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Noun1.trichomonad - cause of trichomoniasis in women and cattle and birds
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
genus Trichomonas - flagellates parasitic in alimentary or genitourinary tracts of vertebrates and invertebrates including humans
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[1], the class splits into two orders, Trichomonadida and Honigbergiellida.
The following infections were observed during pregnancy: amnionitis, cervicitis (i.e., Streptococcus spp., Chlamydia spp., or Trichomonadida spp.), and urinary infections during pregnancy.
The Trichomonadida, Oxymonadida, Retortomonadida, and Diplomonadida, for example, are all restricted to an enteral anaerobic environment and lack mitochondria (Levine et al., 1980; Margulis et al., 1989).