Definition of leishmaniasis in English:
A tropical and subtropical disease caused by leishmania and transmitted by the bite of sandflies. It affects either the skin or the internal organs.
- The cutaneous form of leishmaniasis occurs from two weeks to six months after the bite of a sandfly.
- Leishmania is a protozoan parasite and the causative agent of the disease leishmaniasis.
- Of all the parasitic diseases, leishmaniasis is considered the most likely to succumb to vaccination.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan