hemoflagellate


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he·mo·flag·el·late

 (hē′mō-flăj′ə-lāt′, -lĭt, -flə-jĕl′ĭt)
n.
A flagellate protozoan, such as a trypanosome, that is parasitic in the blood.
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he•mo•flag•el•late

(ˌhi məˈflædʒ əˌleɪt, ˌhɛm ə-)

n.
a flagellate protozoan, esp. of the genus Trypanosoma or Leishmania, that is parasitic in the blood.
[1905–10]
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