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Medical Term:

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

 

Definition: a protozoan subspecies causing Gambian trypanosomiasis in humans; transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina palpalis.

Synonym(s): Trypanosoma gambiense, Trypanosoma hominis, Trypanosoma ugandense

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