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trypanosome

 [tri-pan´o-sōm]
an individual protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma.
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try·pan·o·some

(tri-pan'ō-sōm, trip'ă-nō-),
Common name for any member of the genus Trypanosoma or of the family Trypanosomatidae.
[G. trypanon, an auger, + sōma, body]
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trypanosome

(trĭ-păn′ə-sōm′)
n.
Any of various parasitic flagellate protozoans of the genus Trypanosoma, transmitted to the vertebrate bloodstream, lymph, and spinal fluid by certain insects and often causing diseases such as sleeping sickness and nagana.

try·pan′o·so′mal, try·pan′o·som′ic (-sŏm′ĭk) adj.
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trypanosome

(1) An obsolete synonym for trypomastigote. 
(2) A generic term for a trypanosome.
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try·pan·o·some

(trī-pan'ō-sōm)
Common name for any member of the genus Trypanosoma or of the family Trypanosomatidae.
[G. trypanon, an auger, + sōma, body]
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trypanosome

A member of the genus Trypanosoma , one of several hundred species of flagellated blood parasite PROTOZOA that cause disease in animals and man. See also TRYPANOSOMIASIS and CHAGAS DISEASE.
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trypanosome

any parasitic protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma, which is parasitic in the gut of tsetse flies and in the blood of vertebrates. They cause important diseases in horses and cattle and AFRICAN SLEEPING SICKNESS in humans.
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De Souza, "Electron microscopy of trypanosomes - a historical view," Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, vol.
Endocytosis of a cytotoxic human high density lipoprotein results in disruption of acidic intracellular vesicles and subsequent killing of African trypanosomes. J Cell Biol 1994;126:155-67.
Molecular characterisation of trypanosomes from Gambian HAT cases shows the vast majority of isolates belong to the genetically homogeneous group, Group 1 T.
RNA refolding was achieved by equilibration in 20 mM HEPES, pH 7.5, 30 mM KCl, and [+ or -]10 mM Mg[Cl.sub.2] for 30 min at 27[degrees]C, which represents the optimal growth temperature of insect-stage trypanosomes. Crowding conditions were induced by either 6% (w/w) [PEG.sub.4000] (1.5[phi]*); 12% (w/w) [PEG.sub.4000] (3[phi]*); or 9% (w/w) [PEG.sub.2000] (1.5[phi]*).
Epidemiological studies on various species of trypanosomes in equines, carrier animals and vectors through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and ELISA in Punjab (Pakistan).
Primers based on the sequence of a T vivax specific antigen recognized by the Tv27 monoclonal antibody were used to determine trypanosome infection, as described [32].
Trypanosome cause different human diseases like [1-5] African trypanosomiasis, South American trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis.
However, like other protozoan parasites, trypanosomes may encounter osmotic stress during kidney passages, in the course of transmission, and during progression through different organs of the insect vector.
Phenotypic characteristics and trypanosome prevalence of Mursi cattle breed in the Bodi and Mursi districts of South Omo Zone, southwest Ethiopia.
The rats were inoculated (1 mL/rat) intra peritoneally with a suspension, containing 3 or 4 trypanosomes per view at x 100 magnification (approximately 106 cells per ml) as described by Adeyemi et al.