African trypanosomiasis

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  • African trypanosomiasis — n any of several trypanosomiases caused by African trypanosomes esp SLEEPING SICKNESS (1) * * * see sleeping sickness * * * human trypanosomiasis endemic in tsetse fly–infested areas of tropical Africa. The early stage is manifested by… …   Medical dictionary

  • African trypanosomiasis — For other uses, see Sleeping sickness (disambiguation). For Sleepy sickness , see Encephalitis lethargica. African trypanosomiasis Classification and external resources Trypanosoma forms in a blood smear …   Wikipedia

  • African trypanosomiasis — sleeping sickness …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • african trypanosomiasis — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : sleeping sickness 1 * * * Pathol. See sleeping sickness (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • African trypanosomiasis — noun see sleeping sickness * * * Pathol. See sleeping sickness (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • East African trypanosomiasis — the usually acute, more severe, often fatal form of African trypanosomiasis, occurring in East Africa, caused by Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, transmitted by the bites of infected tsetse flies, chiefly Glossina pallidipes, G. morsitans, and G.… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Болезнь Сонная (Sleeping Sickness), Трипаносомоз Африканский (African Trypanosomiasis) — заболевание, распространенное в тропической Африке; вызывается наличием в крови паразитирующих простейших видов Trypanosoma gambiense или Т. rhodesiense. Паразиты попадают в организм человека через укусы мух цеце. Начальными симптомами болезни… …   Медицинские термины

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

  • African sleeping sickness — n SLEEPING SICKNESS (1) * * * African trypanosomiasis …   Medical dictionary

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