genus Leishmania

Definitions of genus Leishmania
  1. noun
    flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis
    synonyms: Leishmania
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    type of:
    flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore
    a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
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