leishmaniasis definition

  • noun:
    • An infection due to some of the flagellate protozoans regarding the genus Leishmania, sent to humans and creatures by bloodsucking sand flies.
    • an ailment, such kala-azar or either of two medically distinct ulcerative epidermis diseases, caused by flagellate protozoans regarding the genus Leishmania.
    • some of various ulcerative skin diseases brought on by some of the protozoans of this genus Leishmania, sent to humans and pets by bloodsucking sandflies.
    • lesions resulting from a tropical disease by protozoa of this genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies

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