dou·rine 'du̇(ə)r-.ēn, 'dü-.rēn n a contagious disease esp. of horses and asses that is caused by a member of the genus Trypanosoma (T. equiperdum) transmitted during copulation and that commonly assumes a chronic course marked by inflammation of the genitals, subcutaneous edematous plaques, low-grade fever, progressive paralysis, emaciation, and death

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dou·rine (doo-rēnґ) [Fr.] a venereal type of trypanosomiasis seen in horses and asses in Africa, Asia, and certain regions of North and South America, caused by Trypanosoma equiperdum; characteristics include edematous swelling of the external genitalia, a mucopurulent discharge from the urethra or vagina, cutaneous plaques, and progressive emaciation and weakness. Called also equine or horse syphilis.

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  • Dourine — Dou|ri|ne 〈 [duri:nə] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; Vet.〉 Beschälseuche der Pferde; oV [Etym.: frz. <arab. darin »schmutzig«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • dourine — n. disease of horses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dourine — dou·rine …   English syllables

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