Panstrongylus

noun
Pan·​stron·​gy·​lus | \ ˌpan-ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Panstrongylus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Panstrongylus

: a genus of triatomid bugs that is sometimes considered a subgenus of the genus Triatoma and includes some important vectors (as P. megistus or Triatoma megista) which transmit the causative trypanosome of Chagas disease to humans

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“Panstrongylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Panstrongylus. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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