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trypanosome

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

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]

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.

trypanosome

(1) An obsolete synonym for trypomastigote. 
(2) A generic term for a trypanosome.

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]

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.

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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cruzi aDNA was identified in 8 of 15 coprolites found in the colon of mummies whose soft tissues also harbored this parasite, but in none of 12 coprolites from mummies whose soft tissues yielded no trypanosomal DNA.
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