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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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In 1912, Delanoe and Delanoe at the Pasteur Institute published the first description of the new organism as unrelated to trypanosomes and proposed the species name P.
Chemotherapeutic agents against pathogenic animal Trypanosomes, Microbial pathogens and strategies for combating them: science, technology and education (Mendez-Vilas A, editor).
Gene's early work at VIMS focused largely on fish trypanosomes and marine leeches, the latter another area in which he is a global expert, and was conducted around training sessions for competitive triathlons and cycling events.
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5% (14 out of 43) Jersey cows and 23% (11 out of 47) Friesian cows positive for trypanosomes in a herd at a livestock experimental station, Bhunikey, Kasur, Pakistan.
Seeds of garlic, onion and mint has been used against gastrointestinal parasitism, extract of Tobbacco plant has been proved effective against various ectoparasites, some natural anthelmintic plants and their different parts like seeds, leaves, bark as such or their ether extracts which are proved to be effective against different helminthes include Azadirachta indica (Neem) against Strongyloid, Plasmodium and Trypanosomes, seed extract of Trachyspermum ammi Linn.
All trypanosomes are heteroxenous and complete their life cycles in more than one obligatory host.
Finally, wepropose to exploit the extraordinary potential of trypanosomes for antigenic variation in order to produceSRA variants able to neutralize the pathogenic APOL1 variants.
Glycerol efflux may be important in a unique energy generation mechanism of trypanosomes that involves the glycosome, i.
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The difference in the types of anaemia may be attributed to many factors, including stage of the disease, pathogenicity of trypanosomes and host species [7].
However, even then the terpernes are compounds present in copaiba oil, and presented different mechanisms known to cause death of trypanosomes, as well as oxidative stress, autophagy and osmotic pressure difference (23).