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noun dou·rine \ˈdu̇(ə)r-ˌēn, ˈdü-ˌrēn\

Medical Definition of dourine

  1. :  a contagious disease especially of horses and asses that is caused by a member of the genus Trypanosoma (T. equiperdum) transmitted during copulation and that commonly assumes a chronic course marked by inflammation of the genitals, subcutaneous edematous plaques, low-grade fever, progressive paralysis, emaciation, and death

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