Gambian trypanosomiasis
gambiense trypanosomiasis West African t.

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  • 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

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  • West African trypanosomiasis — the usually chronic and less severe form of African trypanosomiasis, occurring in Central and West Africa, caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, and transmitted by the bites of infected tsetse flies, chiefly Glossina palpalis, G. tachinoides,… …   Medical dictionary

  • sickness — SYN: disease (1). acute African sleeping s. SYN: Rhodesian trypanosomiasis. aerial s. SYN: altitude s.. African sleeping s. Gambian trypanosomiasis, Rhodesian trypanosomiasis. air s. a form of motion s. caused by flying in an airplane. altitude s …   Medical dictionary

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  • Trypanosoma — A genus of asexual digenetic protozoan flagellates (family Trypanosomatidae) that have a spindle shaped body with an undulating membrane on one side, a single anterior flagellum, and a kinetoplast …   Medical dictionary

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