Definition of Chagas' disease
: a tropical American disease that is caused by a trypanosome (Trypanosoma cruzi) and is marked by prolonged high fever, edema, and enlargement of the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes
Origin and Etymology of chagas' disease
Carlos Chagas †1934 Brazilian physician
First Known Use: 1912
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