trypanosomiasis

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense,
  2. trypanosoma cruzi,
  3. trypanosoma gambiense,
  4. trypanosoma rhodesiense,
  5. trypanosome,
  6. trypanosomicide,
  7. trypanosomid,
  8. tryparsamide,
  9. trypophobia,
  10. trypsin

Origin of trypanosomiasis

First recorded in 1900–05; trypanosome + -iasis

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Examples from the Web for trypanosomiasis

  • 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

trypanosomiasis

/ (ˌtrɪpənəsəˈmaɪəsɪs) /

noun

any infection of an animal or human with a trypanosomeSee also sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease
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Medicine definitions for trypanosomiasis

trypanosomiasis

[ trĭ-păn′ə-sō-mīə-sĭs ]

n. pl. try•pan•o•so•mi•a•ses (-sēz′)

A disease or an infection caused by a trypanosome.

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Science definitions for trypanosomiasis

trypanosomiasis

[ trĭ-păn′ə-sō-mīə-sĭs ]

A disease or infection caused by a trypanosome.
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