noun plural

Try·​pano·​so·​mat·​i·​dae tri-ˌpan-ə-sō-ˈmat-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Trypanosomatidae (audio)
: a family of strictly parasitic more or less slender and elongated uniflagellate protozoans of the order Kinetoplastida that includes serious pathogens of humans and domestic animals

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“Trypanosomatidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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