Leishmania

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See also: leishmania and leishmânia

Translingual[edit]

Promastigotes of Leishmania tropica

Etymology[edit]

Named after Scottish pathologist William Boog Leishman +‎ -ia (taxonomic suffix).

Proper noun[edit]

Leishmania f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trypanosomatidae – parasitic protozoans, a trypanosome, transmitted by sandflies and which cause disease in humans and other vertebrates.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: leishmania

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