Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

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Try·pan·o·so·ma bruce·i rho·des·i·ense

a protozoan subspecies causing Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; it is transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina morsitans in humans; various game animals can act as reservoir hosts.
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Try·pan·o·so·ma bru·ce·i rho·de·si·en·se

(trī-pan'ō-sō'mă brū'sē-ī rō-dē-zē-en'sē)
A subspecies of protozoan flagellates that causes Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; it is transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina morsitans; various game animals can act as reservoir hosts.
Synonym(s): Trypanosoma rhodesiense.
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