Translation of tsetse in Spanish:


mosca tsetsé, n.

(tsetse fly)

Pronunciation /ˈtsɛtsi//ˈtɛtsi//ˈ(t)sɛtsi/


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    mosca tsetsé feminine
    • Due to the altitude, much of the region is free of malarial mosquitoes and the tsetse and other flies that spread human and animal diseases.
    • It is caused by the trypanosoma parasite, which enters the bloodstream through the bite of the tsetse fly.
    • The tsetse fly transmits sleeping sickness, midges transmits lumpy skin disease and three-day stiff sickness.
    • It is caused by a protozoan, Trypanosoma brucei, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of a tsetse fly.
    • The main health threats are sleeping sickness, transmitted by the tsetse fly, and malaria.