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leish•man•i•a



Pronunciation: (lēsh-man'ē-u, -mā'nē-u, līsh-), [key]
n.
any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Leishmania, occurring in vertebrates in an oval or spherical, nonflagellate form, and in invertebrates in an elongated, flagellated form.

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