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.

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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