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Noun1.tsetse - bloodsucking African flytsetse - bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies

tsetse (fly)

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Usually, after the lion came the leopard and sometimes the buzz of the tsetse fly.
Her horse had traveled all day without food or water, night was approaching and with it a realization that she was hopelessly lost in a wild and trackless country notorious principally for its tsetse flies and savage beasts.
The Rhodes University alum has been a key member of teams that have crushed the tsetse fly as a public health threat in southern Africa, and which now have a data-enriched handle on the malaria and bilharzia parasites, and have them on the run in many countries.
7 billion) to support various initiatives like the eradication of tsetse flies, push-pull technology and management of various insects,' he said.
For his comments, Kgosi Mothusi Tsetse of Otse complained about periodic power cuts during rainy days.
The affected herdsmen indicated that their animals are also suffering from foot-and-mouth disease and tsetse flies, which causes killer fever.
He pointed that the organization was founded in the year 1962 and is concerned with the combating of desert locusts, starlings, tsetse flies and other pests.
Sensitive detection of trypanosomes in tsetse flies by DNA amplification.
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Sleeping sickness is caused by the Trypanosoma brucei parasite, which is spread by the bite of the tsetse fly.
In a village in western Africa, a tsetse fly bites a human, injecting a swarm of the deadly sleeping sickness-causing parasite Trypanosoma brucei into the bloodstream.