nagana

(redirected from Animal African Trypanosomiasis)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Animal African Trypanosomiasis: nagana

na·ga·na

(nah-gah'nah),
An acute or chronic disease of cattle, dogs, pigs, horses, sheep, and goats in sub-Saharan Africa; marked by fever, anemia, and cachexia, varying in severity with the parasite and the host. A collective term for diseases caused by the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei brucei, T. congolense, and T. vivax.

nagana

also

n'gana

(nə-gä′nə)
n.
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

nagana

Full browser ?