Definition of trichomonal in US English:

trichomonal

adjective

Zoology Medicine
  • See trichomonad

    • ‘The incidence of trichomonal vaginitis is decreasing in most industrialized countries.’
    • ‘High risk sexual behaviors increase the likelihood of acquiring trichomonal vaginitis, cervical cancer, and vaginal dysplasia.’
    • ‘Bacterial vaginosis, candidal vaginitis, and trichomonal vaginitis are uncommon among postmenopausal women but may occur in those with risk factors.’
    • ‘The traditional method of diagnosing trichomonal infections is a wet mount microscopic examination of vaginal secretions in saline.’
    • ‘We analyzed the 850 patients with gonococcal, ureaplasmal, chlamydial, trichomonal, and mixed urethritis.’

Pronunciation

trichomonal

/-ˈmänl/