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trypanosoma

[trih-pan-uh-soh-muh, trip-uh-nuh-]
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noun, plural try·pan·o·so·ma·ta [trih-pan-uh-muh-tuh, trip-uh-nuh-] /trɪˌpæn ə mə tə, ˌtrɪp ə nə-/.
  1. trypanosome.
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Examples from the Web for trypanosoma

Historical Examples

  • This parasite was discovered in 1902 and was named Trypanosoma gambiensi (Fig. 111).

    Insects and Diseases

    Rennie W. Doane

  • Trypanosoma lewisi is transmitted from rat to rat by fleas and by lice.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • The rle of Stomoxys calcitrans in the transmission of Trypanosoma evansi.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • The mouse is also attacked by favus, and the rat is often infected with Trypanosoma Lewisi.

  • Trypanosoma lewisi, a parasite of rats, is perhaps the best known as it is always common where-ever rats are found.

    Insects and Diseases

    Rennie W. Doane


trypanosoma in Medicine

Trypanosoma

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n.
  1. A genus of parasitic flagellate protozoa of the family Trypanosomatidae, transmitted to the vertebrate bloodstream, lymph, and spinal fluid by certain insects and often causing diseases such as sleeping sickness in humans and various other diseases in domesticated animals.
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