American trypanosomiasis

noun Pathology. Unabridged

Chagas' disease

noun Pathology.
an infectious disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, occurring chiefly in tropical America and characterized by irregular fever, palpable lymph nodes, and often heart damage.
Also called American trypanosomiasis.

1910–15; named after C. Chagas (1879–1934), Brazilian physician, its describer Unabridged
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American trypanosomiasis
pathol another name for Chagas' disease

Chagas' disease (ˈʃɑːɡəs)
Compare sleeping sickness American trypanosomiasis, Also called: South American trypanosomiasis a form of trypanosomiasis found in South America, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, characterized by fever and, often, inflammation of the heart muscles
[C20: named after Carlos Chagas (1879--1934), Brazilian physician who first described it]

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