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Medical Term:

Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

Definition

a protozoan subspecies causing Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; it is transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina morsitans in humans; various game animals can act as reservoir hosts.

Synonym(s): Trypanosoma rhodesiense

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