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 — [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

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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

  • 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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