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(tri-pan″ŏ-sō-mă )

[Gr. trypanon, borer + Gr. sōma, a body]
A genus of parasitic, flagellate protozoa found in the blood of many vertebrates, including humans. The protozoa are transmitted by insect vectors. The only two species relevant for disease in humans are T. brucei and T. cruzi.

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TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI (Orig. mag. × 1000)
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TRYPANOSOMA (center) IN BLOOD (Orig. mag. ×1000)

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Trypanosoma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770299/all/Trypanosoma_cruzi.
Trypanosoma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770299/all/Trypanosoma_cruzi. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Trypanosoma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770299/all/Trypanosoma_cruzi
Trypanosoma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770299/all/Trypanosoma_cruzi.
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