Glossina morsitans


Glossina morsitans
Tsetse fly (name is onomatopoeic), vector of African trypanosomiasis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Glossina morsitans — Tsetse Tset se, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A venomous two winged African fly ({Glossina morsitans}) whose bite is very poisonous, and even fatal, to horses and cattle, but harmless to men. It renders extensive districts in which it abounds uninhabitable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glossina morsitans — a South African species that transmits Trypanosoma brucei, the cause of nagana in domestic animals, and T. rhodesiense, the cause of East African trypanosomiasis in humans …   Medical dictionary

  • Glossina — Abb. aus Meyers Lexikon 1888/90 Systematik Unterklasse: Fluginsekten (Pterygota) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GLOSSINA — GLOSSINA, род кровососущих мух сем. Muscidae (отряд двукрылых), называются иначе це це, тсе тсе, обитают в тропической Африке.Крово сосущи оба пола. Ротовой аппарат состоит из твердой жо лобоватой нижней губы, в которой спрятан острый язык… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Glossina — «Mosca tse tse» redirige aquí. Para la banda argentina, véase La Mosca Tsé Tsé.   Mosca tse tse …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glossina — Mouche tsé tsé Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mouche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glossina palpalis — Mouche tsé tsé Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mouche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Glossina — A genus of bloodsucking Diptera (tsetse flies) confined to Africa; they serve as vectors of the pathogenic trypanosomes that cause various forms of African sleeping sickness in humans and in domestic and wild animals. [G. glossa, tongue] G.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Glossina swynnertoni — a species in the morsitans group that transmits East African trypanosomiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • Tse-Tse-Fliege — Glossina Abb. aus Meyers Lexikon 1888/90 Systematik Unterklasse: Fluginsekten (Pterygota) …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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