Type: Term Pronunciation: jē-ar′dē-ă Definitions: 1. A genus of parasitic flagellates that parasitize the small intestine of many mammals, including most domestic animals and humans; Giardia bovis in cattle, Giardia canis in dogs, and Giardia cati in cats. Many species have been...
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[n] - a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
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Giardia: A genus of protozoa that infect the gastrointestinal tract of some animals, including humans. Giardia have a large sucking disk which permits them to adhere to the intestinal lining. The species that infects humans (and causes diarrhea) is Giardia lamblia. Named after the French biologist A...
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Genus of flagellate protozoans, found as intestinal parasites of vertebrates. The human intestinal parasite is Giardia lamblia . The cells have a large disc or `sucker' on their anterior ventral surfaces, by which they attach to the intestinal mucosa. The attachment of the disc is very strong and ca...
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<protozoa> Genus of flagellate protozoans which are free swimming parasites that inhabits the gastrointestinal tract of vertebrates and causes gastroenteritis in man (Giardia lamblia). ... The cells have a large disc or sucker on their anterior ventral surfaces, by which they attach to the int...
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noun a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
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(je-ahr´de-ә) a genus of flagellate protozoa parasitic in the intestines of humans and other animals, which may cause protracted, intermittent diarrhea with symptoms suggesting malabsorption. G. lamb´lia (called also G. intestina´lis) causes giardiasis.
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Giardia (ə or ə) is a genus of anaerobic flagellated protozoan parasites of the phylum Diplomonada in the supergroup "Excavata" (named for the excavated groove on one side of the cell body) that colonise and reproduce in the small intestines of several vertebrates, causing giardiasis. Their life ...
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1) A suspected cause of diarrhea in humans 2) Flagellate 3) Flagellate protozoan 4) Flagellated protozoan 5) Mastigophoran 6) Mastigophore
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