Gambia fever


Definition of Gambia fever

: a trypanosomiasis of cattle and sometimes other domestic animals in central Africa that resembles nagana but appears to be caused by a different trypanosome

called also paranagana

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First Known Use of Gambia fever

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Gambia fever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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