Definition of Leishmaniosis

1. Noun. Sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies.




Medical Definition of Leishmaniosis

1. Caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. The parasite lives intracellularly in macrophages. Various forms of the disease are known, depending upon the species of parasite: in particular visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar) and muco cutaneous leishmaniasis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leishmaniosis

leishmania enriettii
leishmania guyanensis
leishmania infantum
leishmania major
leishmania mexicana
leishmania tropica
leishmanial
leishmanias
leishmaniases
leishmaniasis
leishmaniasis americana
leishmaniasis recidivans
leishmaniasis tegumentaria diffusa
leishmaniavirus
leishmanin test
leishmaniosis (current term)
leishmanoid
leisingite
leisler
leislers
leister
leistered
leistering
leisters
leisurable
leisurably
leisure
leisure activities
leisure center
leisure time

Literary usage of Leishmaniosis

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(lf—58) (1f—58) Splenic Alterations in Infantile leishmaniosis. ... does not suffice to characterize the splenomegaly of leishmaniosis. ..."

2. Tropical Surgery and Diseases of the Far East: Including Answers to a by John Rich McDill (1918)
"... Indian for "black disease"), splenic leishmaniosis and internal leishmaniosis, caused by the Leishman-Donovan protozoan, probably identical with the ..."

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