tsetse fly

Definitions

General Science

  • noun an African insect which passes trypanosomes into the bloodstream of humans and livestock, causing sleeping sickness

Medical

  • noun an African insect which passes trypanosomes into the human bloodstream, causing sleeping sickness

Military

  • noun an African insect, whose bite can cause African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/tsetse-fly.html