Rhodesian trypanosomiasis

[ rō-dēzhən ]

n.

An acute type of African trypanosomiasis that progresses rapidly and is caused by Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, transmitted by tsetse flies.acute African sleeping sickness acute trypanosomiasis

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