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Medical Term:

Trypanosoma dimorphon


Definition: an African species found in horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and dogs, formerly thought to be the same as Trypanosoma congolense but now recognized as a distinct and more pathogenic species in cattle, sheep, and dogs; it is spread by tsetse flies across central Africa.

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