dourine


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Related to dourine: Trypanosoma equiperdum

dourine

(do͝o-rēn′)
n.
A contagious disease of horses, asses, and mules caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma equiperdum, which is transmitted during copulation.
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equiperdum Horses (disease is Mediterranean coast called dourine) of Africa and in the Middle East, southern Africa, and South America Try.
Use of phenothizine tranquilizers, systemic diseases such as equine herpesvirus- 1, purpura hemorrhagica, dourine, damage to the penile innervation and severe debilitation are amongst various etiologies of paraphimosis in equids (Wheat, 1966; Neely, 1980; Walker, 1980; Blanchard et al., 2003).