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[trih-pan-uh-soh-mahy-uh-sis, trip-uh-nuh-] /trɪˌpæn ə soʊˈmaɪ ə sɪs, ˌtrɪp ə nə-/
noun, Pathology.
any infection caused by a trypanosome.
Origin of trypanosomiasis
First recorded in 1900-05; trypanosome + -iasis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for trypanosomiasis
Historical Examples
  • It has been shown that it is capable of transmitting the bubonic plague, and South American trypanosomiasis.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
British Dictionary definitions for trypanosomiasis


any infection of an animal or human with a trypanosome See also sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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trypanosomiasis in Medicine

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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trypanosomiasis in Science
A disease or infection caused by a trypanosome.
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