Medical Dictionary

glossina

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noun glos·si·na \-ˈsī-nə, -ˈsē-\

Medical Definition of glossina

  1. 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. 2:  any fly of the genus Glossina :  tsetse fly


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