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glossina

noun glos·si·na \ -ˈsī-nə , -ˈsē- \

medical Definition of glossina

1 capitalized : an African genus of dipteran flies that have a long slender sharp proboscis and joint antennae bearing feathery appendages and that comprise the tsetse flies
2 : any fly of the genus Glossina : tsetse fly

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