Translation of tsetse in Spanish:


mosca tsetsé, n.

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


(tsetse fly)
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    mosca tsetsé feminine
    • It is caused by a protozoan, Trypanosoma brucei, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of a tsetse fly.
    • The tsetse fly transmits sleeping sickness, midges transmits lumpy skin disease and three-day stiff sickness.
    • 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.
    • The main health threats are sleeping sickness, transmitted by the tsetse fly, and malaria.
    • It is caused by the trypanosoma parasite, which enters the bloodstream through the bite of the tsetse fly.