Synonyms

1. leishmaniasis

noun. sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies.

Synonyms

  • American leishmaniasis
  • tropical sore
  • New World leishmaniasis
  • visceral leishmaniasis
  • Old World leishmaniasis
  • protozoal infection
  • kala-azar
  • leishmaniasis americana
  • oriental sore
  • Aleppo boil
  • mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Delhi boil
  • Assam fever
  • cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • kala azar
  • leishmaniosis
  • dumdum fever

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Example sentences of the word leishmaniasis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Patients with visceral leishmaniasis also produce abnormal blood tests, showing a low red blood cell count and a low white blood cell count.

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