Medical Definition of Mansonella tucumana

1. A filarial parasite occurring in Yucatan, Panama, Colombia, northern Argentina, Guyana, French Guiana, and the islands of St. Vincent and Dominica, causing mansonelliasis; the microfilariae are not ensheathed, and there are no nuclei in the pointed tail; the life cycle is similar to that of Wuchereria bancrofti; humans are the only known definitive host, and the intermediate hosts are biting midges, Culicoides furens and possibly C. Paraensis. Synonym: Mansonella demarquayi, Mansonella tucumana. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mansonella Tucumana

Manoah
Manoel Island
Mansart
Mansfield
Mansi
Mansis
Manson
Manson's disease
Manson's eye worm
Manson's pyosis
Manson's schistosomiasis
Mansonella demarquayi
Mansonella ozzardi
Mansonella perstans
Mansonella streptocerca
Mansonella tucumana
Mansonia
Mansonite
Mansonites
Mansonoides
Manta birostris
Mantegna
Mantegnesque
Manteidae
Mantel-Haenszel test
Mantell
Manteodea
Mantidae
Mantinea
Mantinean

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