trypanosomiasis

trypanosomiasis

[trih-pan-uh-soh-mahy-uh-sis, trip-uh-nuh-]
noun Pathology.
any infection caused by a trypanosome.

Origin:
1900–05; trypanosome + -iasis

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trypanosomiasis (ˌtrɪpənəsəˈmaɪəsɪs)
 
n
sleeping sickness See also Chagas' disease any infection of an animal or human with a trypanosome

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trypanosomiasis try·pan·o·so·mi·a·sis (trĭ-pān'ə-sō-mī'ə-sĭs)
n. pl. try·pan·o·so·mi·a·ses (-sēz')
A disease or an infection caused by a trypanosome.

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trypanosomiasis   (trĭ-pān'ə-sō-mī'ə-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
A disease or infection caused by a trypanosome.
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trypanosomiasis

infectious disease in both humans and animals caused by certain members of the flagellate protozoa genus Trypanosoma and spread by certain bloodsucking insects.

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