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Related to dourine: Trypanosoma equiperdum


A contagious disease of horses, asses, and mules caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma equiperdum, which is transmitted during copulation.

[French, from Arabic darina, mangy (said of a female camel), feminine of darin, dirty, from darina, to be dirty; see drn in Semitic roots.]


(Veterinary Science) an infectious venereal disease of horses characterized by swollen glands, inflamed genitals, and paralysis of the hindquarters, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma equiperdum contracted during copulation
[C19: from French, from Arabic darina to be dirty, scabby]
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