/dÊiËÉrdiÉ, ËdÊÉr-/ [jee-ahr-dee-uh, jahr-] Show IPA
Neo-Latin, named after Alfred M. Giard (died 1908), French biologist; see -ia
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Giardia GiÂ·arÂ·diÂ·a (jÄ-Ã¤r’dÄ-É)
A genus of flagellated, usually nonpathogenic protozoa that are parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates including humans and most domestic animals.