Definition of Leishmaniosis
1. Noun. Sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies.
Generic synonyms: Protozoal Infection
Specialized synonyms: Assam Fever, Dumdum Fever, Kala-azar, Visceral Leishmaniasis, Aleppo Boil, Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Delhi Boil, Old World Leishmaniasis, Oriental Sore, Tropical Sore, American Leishmaniasis, Leishmaniasis Americana, Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis, Nasopharyngeal Leishmaniasis, New World Leishmaniasis
Medical Definition of Leishmaniosis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leishmaniosis
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 ..."