Definition of hemoflagellate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˈflajəˌlāt/ /-lit/


Any parasitic flagellate protozoan that lives in the bloodstream.
Example sentences
  • Following acquisition of the parasite, a hemoflagellate protozoan of the order Kinetoplastida, clinical symptoms range from negligible to acute Chagas disease that is characterized by fever, high parasitemia, and 5% mortality.
  • Chagas' disease, caused by the hemoflagellate Trypanosoma cruzi, is endemic in Central and South America and parts of Mexico.
  • Further, the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions, suitable against hemoflagellates.

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Syllabification: he·mo·flag·el·late

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