Pronunciation: skiz'o-trip'a-num kru'zi
A distinct generic designation used for Trypanosoma cruzi, used frequently by workers in the endemic area of South American trypanosomiasis; also used as a subgeneric designation, Trypanosoma (Schizotrypanum) cruzi.
[schizo- + G. trypanon, a borer, an auger]
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