noun. a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans.
- flagellated protozoan
- flagellate protozoan
- genus Giardia
Example sentences of the word giardia
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you have a home with multiple dogs that use the same yard, the spread of giardia may be more of a concern, as it’s so easy transmissible between canines.
2. Noun, plural
Have your vet check your kitten out as soon as you suspect giardia.
3. Verb, past participle
Dogs get giardia from ingesting water or food that has been contaminated with infected feces.
Dogs of any age can get giardia, but it is most common in young puppies.