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  • n. Plural form of trypanosome.

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Examples

  • Tsetse flies infest about ten million square kilometres of Sub-Saharan Africa, where they transmit parasites known as trypanosomes that cause human and animal African trypanosomiasis.

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  • Trypan red—named after the trypanosomes, the spiral-shaped organisms that caused the disease—proved disappointing as a remedy; whatever it was doing to cure mice was not working in humans.

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  • Because it vaguely resembled the spiraling trypanosomes, it made sense to see whether compound 418, which had killed those germs so well, would also attack the syphilis spirochete.

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  • We had driven for hours to get to another clinic of hers, where people were getting spinal taps to see if the trypanosomes were on their way to the brain.

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  • Instead, the trypanosomes carefully go through their lineup in a predetermined order.

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  • They include organisms separated by vast evolutionary gulfs from ourselves—trypanosomes and Giardia branched off on their own separate destinies at the dawn of the age of eukaryotes, over two billion years ago.

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  • Tsetse flies carried trypanosomes that caused sleeping sickness.

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  • By World War II, scientists had discovered that drugs effective against syphilis could also eradicate trypanosomes from the body.

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  • Hamilton and Zuk gathered reports on North American songbirds and their parasites that cause chronic, grinding diseases—bird malaria, for example, and Toxoplasma, trypanosomes, and various worms and flukes.

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  • The trypanosomes carried away on South America began evolving on their own, into Trypanosoma cruzi and other species.

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