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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.
(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]