nagana(redirected from Animal African Trypanosomiasis)
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na·ga·naalso n'ga·na (nə-gä′nə)
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
(Veterinary Science) a disease of domesticated animals of central and southern Africa, caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma transmitted by tsetse flies
[from Zulu u-nakane]
a disease of livestock and other animals, widespread in parts of Africa, caused by several species of trypanosomes and transmitted by a variety of tsetse fly.
[1890–95; < Nguni]