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try·pan·o·some

 (trĭ-păn′ə-sōm′)
n.
Any of various parasitic flagellate protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma, transmitted to the vertebrate bloodstream, lymph, and spinal fluid by certain insects and often causing diseases such as sleeping sickness and nagana.

[From New Latin Trȳpanosōma, genus name : Greek trūpanon, auger (from trūpān, to bore, from trūpē, hole; see terə- in Indo-European roots) + Greek sōma, body; see -some3.]

try·pan′o·so′mal, try·pan′o·som′ic (-sŏm′ĭk) adj.

trypanosome

(ˈtrɪpənəˌsəʊm)
n
(Medicine) any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma, which lives in the blood of vertebrates, is transmitted by certain insects, and causes sleeping sickness and certain other diseases
[C19: from New Latin Trypanosoma, from Greek trupanon borer + sōma body]
ˌtrypanoˈsomal, trypanosomic adj

try•pan•o•some

(trɪˈpæn əˌsoʊm, ˈtrɪp ə nə-)

n.
any of various flagellated protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma, transmitted by insect bite and parasitic in the blood and tissue of humans, domestic animals, and other vertebrates.
[1900–05; < New Latin Trypanosoma (1843) < Greek trȳpano-, comb. form of trypanon borer + sôma body (see -some3)]
try•pan`o•so′mal, try•pan`o•som′ic (-ˈsɒm ɪk) adj.

try·pan·o·some

(trĭ-păn′ə-sōm′)
Any of various parasitic protozoans that can cause serious diseases, such as sleeping sickness. They are transmitted by the bite of certain insects, such as tsetse flies.
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TriTrypDB: A functional genomic resource for the Trypanosomatidae. Nucleic Acids Res.
(Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae), description of the parasite responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Martinique Island (French West Indies).
Molecular divergence defines two distinct lineages of Crithidia bombi (Trypanosomatidae), parasites of bumblebees.
Anti-Leishmania (Trypanosomatidae) activity of trans-Z-a-bisabolene epoxide and isolation of safrole, in fruits of Piper auritum (Piperaceae).
The kinetoplast is a diagnostic structure of the Kinetoplastida order, which encompasses the Trypanosomatidae family.
Faccenda, "Levantamento da fauna de Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) em ambiente domiciliar e infeccao natural por Trypanosomatidae no Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul," Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, vol.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL, also known as kala-azar) is one of the major fatal vector-borne neglected tropical diseases caused by the protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania (order: Kinetoplastida, family: Trypanosomatidae) [1].
La familia Trypanosomatidae comprende diferentes generos de organismos parasitos causantes de importantes enfermedades en humanos y otros mamiferos.
Leishmaniasis is infectious disorder affected by parasite of Leishmania genus from family trypanosomatidae. This disorder expresses itself on three types that are mucocutaneous, visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis [1, 2].
Protozoan parasites of the Trypanosomatidae family are the etiological agent of several significant neglected tropical diseases.
Aslett et al., "TriTrypDB: a functional genomic resource for the Trypanosomatidae," Nucleic Acids Res, 2010.