Leishmania(redirected from Leishmania enriettii)
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(Microbiology) any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Leishmania: infects humans and animals and causes diseases ranging from skin lesions to potentially fatal organ damage
[C20: New Latin, named after Sir W.B. Leishman (1865–1926), Scottish bacteriologist]
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|Noun||1.||Leishmania - flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis|
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