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tsetse

 [tset´se]
an African fly of the genus Glossina, which transmits trypanosomiasis.

tset·se

(tset'sē, tsē'tsē),
Common name for bloodsucking flies of Africa. See: Glossina.
[S. African native name]

tsetse

/tset·se/ (tset´se) an African fly of the genus Glossina, which transmits trypanosomiasis.

Glos·si·na

(glos-ī'nă)
A genus of bloodsucking Diptera (tsetse flies) confined to Africa; they serve as vectors of the trypanosomes that cause African sleeping sickness.
[G. glōssa, tongue]

tsetse

an African fly of the genus glossina, which transmits trypanosomiasis.

tsetse fly disease
nagana.