Definition: 'Trypanosoma Rangeli'
Trypanosoma rangeliType: Term
1. a species that parasitizes a wide variety of mammals, including humans, in South America and is transmitted by the triatomid bugs Rhodnius prolixus and Tiratoma dimidiata, and probably others; it is apparently nonpathogenic but may be pathogenic in the bug host.
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