noun Pathology.
infection with Entamoeba histolytica or other pathogenic ameba.
Also, amoebiasis.

1900–05; ameb(a) + -iasis Unabridged
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amebiasis am·e·bi·a·sis or amoebiasis (ām'ə-bī'ə-sĭs)
An infection or disease caused by pathogenic amebas, especially Entamoeba histolytica. Also called amebiosis, amebism.

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amebiasis also amoebiasis   (ām'ə-bī'ə-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
An infection or disease caused by amoebas, especially of the species Entamoeba histolytica, characterized by dysentery.
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