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Pronunciation: en'ter-o-mo'nas, en-ter-om'o-nas

Definition: A genus of flagellate protozoa, one species of which, Enteromonas hominis, is found as a rare nonpathogenic resident in the human large intestine.

[entero- + G. monas, monad]

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