Meaning of nagana


Pronunciation: (nu-gä'nu), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a disease of horses and other animals, widespread in parts of Africa, caused by the organism Trypanosoma brucei, and transmitted by a variety of tsetse fly.
  2. any trypanosomal disease of animals that is transmitted by the tsetse fly.
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