noun na·ga·na \nə-ˈgä-nə\

Definition of NAGANA

:  trypanosomiasis (especially when caused by Trypanosoma brucei) of domestic animals

Origin of NAGANA

Zulu unakane, ulunakane
First Known Use: 1895
Medical Dictionary


noun na·ga·na

Medical Definition of NAGANA

:  a highly fatal disease of domestic animals in tropical Africa caused by a flagellated protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma and transmitted by tsetse and other biting flies; broadly :  trypanosomiasis of domestic animals

Variants of NAGANA

na·ga·na also n'ga·na \nə-ˈgä-nə\


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