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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A protozoan of a certain genus.

Usage examples (39)
  • In many natives the action of the trypanosome is a very slow one.
  • The body protoplasm of a trypanosome is generally fusiform and more or less tapered at the ends.
  • Protozoan parasite, a trypanosome, which is transmitted from one host to another by the tsetse-fly.
  • In Africa there is an endemic disease caused by a kind of pro-tozoon called a trypanosome (trip'uh-noh-sohm '; "augur-body" G, from its shape). for more
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