Trypanosomatidae


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Trypanosomatidae

[trə‚pan·ə·sō′mad·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of Protozoa, order Kinetoplastida, containing flagellated parasites which exhibit polymorphism during their life cycle.
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Trypanosomes are blood and tissue parasites of order Kinetoplastida and family Trypanosomatidae which are found in different mammals including humans (Coura and Borges-Pereira, 2010; Dyary et al., 2014).
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