Hexamita

Hex·am·i·ta hek-'sam-ət-ə n a genus (the type of the family Hexamitidae) of binucleate zooflagellates that include free-living forms as well as intestinal parasites of birds (as H. meleagridis) and of salmonid fishes (as H. salmonis) that are associated with enteritides

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Hex·am·i·ta (hek-samґĭ-tə) [hexa- + Gr. mitos thread] a genus of flagellate protozoa of the order Diplomonadida, phylum Parabasalia, having two anterior nuclei, six anterior flagella, and two posterior flagella. It comprises free-living species as well as intestinal parasites. H. meleaґgridis causes enteritis in wild and domestic fowl; H. muґris is found in rats, mice, hamsters, and various wild rodents; H. salmoґnis is found in trout and salmon; and H. columґbae is found in pigeons.

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