Meaning of CHAGAS' DISEASE in English
- CHAGAS' DISEASE
/shah"geuhs/ , Pathol.
an infectious disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, occurring chiefly in tropical America and characterized by irregular fever, palpable lymph nodes, and often heart damage. Also called American trypanosomiasis .
[ 1910-15; named after C. Chagas (1879-1934), Brazilian physician, its describer ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012