(met-a-caw-row-nymph-a) one of the multinucleated trichomonad flagellates, always with many flagella. Flagella in small groups of 4, three extending outwards and one recurrent. The flagella are linked to nuclei which are arranged in a spiral around the anterior end of the cell as is evident from this image. Probably M. senta
, from the termite Incisitermes
. Phase contrast.