American trypanosomiasis

noun

Definition of American trypanosomiasis

: chagas disease Chagas is also known as American trypanosomiasis because the bugs carry single-celled parasites called trypanosomes.— Donald G. McNeil Jr

First Known Use of American trypanosomiasis

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of American trypanosomiasis was in 1910

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“American trypanosomiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20trypanosomiasis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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American trypanosomiasis

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