Pan·​stron·​gy·​lus ˌpan-ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Panstrongylus (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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