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trich•o•nymph



Pronunciation: (trik'u-nimf"), [key]
n.
a flagellated protozoan of the genus Trichonympha that lives in the intestine of wood-eating termites, transforming the cellulose in the wood into soluble carbohydrates that can be utilized by the insect.

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