flagellated protozoan


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Noun1.flagellated protozoan - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendagesflagellated protozoan - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
protozoan, protozoon - any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
dinoflagellate - chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella; a chief constituent of plankton
genus Leishmania, Leishmania - flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis
zooflagellate, zoomastigote - flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics
hypermastigote - flagellate symbiotic in the intestines of e.g. termites
polymastigote - flagellates with several flagella
costia, Costia necatrix - a flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis
giardia - a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
trichomonad - cause of trichomoniasis in women and cattle and birds
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Blood samples were collected from the jugular vein of each camel following the guide line of International Animal Ethic and Welfare Committee To detect the flagellated protozoan trypanosomes.
The flagellated protozoan Dientamoeba fragilis is one of the most common parasites in the intestinal tract of humans (1).