kala azar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kala azar sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
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Usage

In literature:

Sulla Leishmaniosi del cane sull'ospite intermedio del Kala-Azar infantile, Rendiconti Reale Accad.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
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In news:

Kala azar is a classic "neglected disease".
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