Definition of Genus Trichomonas
1. Noun. Flagellates parasitic in alimentary or genitourinary tracts of vertebrates and invertebrates including humans.
Group relationships: Order Polymastigina, Polymastigina
Member holonyms: Trichomonad
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trichomonas
Literary usage of Genus Trichomonas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Genus. Trichomonas, Donn6, 1837. The body is generally pyriform, the anterior part usually rounded, the posterior part pointed. There are at the anterior ..."
2. A Text-book of Bacteriology by Edgar March Crookshank (1896)
"But the characteristic features of these organisms are the characteristic marks of the genus Trichomonas. It seems, therefore, that they are embraced by the ..."
3. Manual of Bacteriology by Edgar March Crookshank (1890)
"But the characteristic features of these organisms are the characteristic marks of the genus Trichomonas* They are, therefore, embraced by the genus ..."
4. Medical Reports by China Hai kuan tsung shui wu ssu shu (1898)
"CROOKSHANK found the surra organisms also in healthy rats in England, and assigns them, and probably also the fish parasites, to the genus Trichomonas ..."
5. A Text-book upon the pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"Body pyriform with several anterior flagella and an undulating membrane. Genus Cercomonas. genus Trichomonas. Genus Monas. ..."