Skip to Content

Enteromonas

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]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide