from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various parasitic flagellate protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma, transmitted to the vertebrate bloodstream, lymph, and spinal fluid by certain insects and often causing diseases such as sleeping sickness and nagana.
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- n. Any of a group of protozoan parasites which are transmitted by biting insects and infect the blood of humans and other vertebrates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An infusorian of the order Trypanosomata. See trypanosomiasis.
In many natives the action of the trypanosome is a very slow one.
The body protoplasm of a trypanosome is generally fusiform and more or less tapered at the ends.
These flies carry a microscopic organism called a trypanosome which is communicated to cattle causing a deadly disease called "nagana"; certain species of the fly carry a special variety of trypanosome which produces "sleeping sickness" in man.
The parasite known as trypanosome causes both African sleeping sickness in people and a wasting disease in cattle.
Justin, for example, was lying in his hospital bed on the verge of death because his body had become home to a parasite called a trypanosome.
In Africa there is an endemic disease caused by a kind of pro-tozoon called a trypanosome (trip'uh-noh-sohm '; "augur-body" G, from its shape).
Protozoan parasite, a trypanosome, which is transmitted from one host to another by the tsetse-fly.
Human innate immunity against most African trypanosomes is mediated by a subclass of HDL (high density lipoprotein, which people know from blood tests as "good cholesterol") called trypanosome lytic factor-1, or TLF-1.
Some of the Lithuanian bison have lately been dying in an unaccountable way, and on investigating a dead individual a Russian observer has discovered a "trypanosome" parasite in the blood.
The last discovery of a "trypanosome" is that of one in the blood of the
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