trypanosomiasis


trypanosomiasis
n.
any disease caused by the presence of parasitic protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma. The two most important diseases are Chagas' disease (South American trypanosomiasis) and sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis).

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  • Trypanosomiasis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 B56 B …   Wikipedia

  • trypanosomiasis — [trip΄ə nə sō mī′ə sis, tri pan΄əsō mī′ə sis] n. [ModL: see TRYPANOSOME & IASIS] any disease caused by a trypanosome …   English World dictionary

  • Trypanosomiasis — Die Krankheit Trypanosomiasis gliedert sich in Afrikanische Trypanosomiasis Amerikanische Trypanosomiasis (siehe: Chagas Krankheit) Trypanosomiasis bei Tieren (siehe: Trypanosomen, Nagana) Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • trypanosomiasis — Any disease caused by a trypanosome. SYN: trypanosomosis. acute t. SYN: Rhodesian t.. African t. a serious endemic disease in tropical Africa, of two types: Gambian or West African t. and Rhodesian or East African t.. American t. See South… …   Medical dictionary

  • trypanosomiasis — /tri pan euh soh muy euh sis, trip euh neuh /, n. Pathol. any infection caused by a trypanosome. [1900 05; TRYPANOSOME + IASIS] * * * ▪ pathology  infectious disease in both humans and animals caused by certain members of the flagellate protozoa… …   Universalium

  • Trypanosomiasis — Trypano|somi̱a|sis [zu ↑Trypanosoma] w; ,Trypanosomiasis...ia̱|sen (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...i̱a|ses): Schlafkrankheit, durch Trypanosomen hervorgerufene Infektionskrankheit, die vor allem durch Schlafsucht, nervöse Störungen und Auszehrung… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • trypanosomiasis — noun (plural trypanosomiases) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1902 infection with or disease caused by trypanosomes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trypanosomiasis — (tri pan o so mi ah sis) An infection with trypanosomes that live in the blood and lymph of the infected host …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • trypanosomiasis — Disease caused by Trypanosoma …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • trypanosomiasis — noun Any of several diseases or infections caused by a trypanosome …   Wiktionary


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