leishmaniasis

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From leishmania.

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  • IPA(key): /liːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/, /laɪʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/

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leishmaniasis (plural leishmaniases)

  1. (pathology) Any of various ulcerative skin diseases caused by any of the protozoans of the genus Leishmania, transmitted to humans and animals by bloodsucking sandflies.

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