adjective see leishmania

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leishmanial — leish·ma·ni·al (lēsh maґne əl) pertaining to or caused by leishmanias …   Medical dictionary

  • leishmanial — leish·mani·al …   English syllables

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  • leishmania — leishmanial, leishmanic /leesh man ik, luysh /, leishmanioid, adj. /leesh man ee euh, may nee euh, luysh /, n. any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Leishmania, occurring in vertebrates in an oval or spherical, nonflagellate form, and… …   Universalium

  • Leishmaniasis — Diseases due to the parasite called Leishmania involving the organs (kala azar), skin plus mucous membranes (espundia), or skin alone (usually named for the place plus boil, button or sore as, for example, Jericho boil, Bagdad button, Delhi sore) …   Medical dictionary

  • leishmania — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Sir W. B. Leishman died 1926 British medical officer Date: 1914 any of a genus (Leishmania) of flagellate protozoans that are parasitic in the tissues of vertebrates; broadly an organism resembling the leishmanias… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Buparvaquone — is a hydroxynaphthoquinone antiprotozoal drug related to parvaquone and atovaquone. It is a promising compound for the therapy and prophylaxis of all forms of theileriosis. Buparvaquone has been shown to have anti leishmanial activity in vitro .… …   Wikipedia

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