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amebiasis

[am-uh-bahy-uh-sis] /ˌæm əˈbaɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
infection with Entamoeba histolytica or other pathogenic ameba.
Also, amoebiasis.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ameb(a) + -iasis
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amebiasis in Medicine

amebiasis am·e·bi·a·sis or amoebiasis (ām'ə-bī'ə-sĭs)
n.
An infection or disease caused by pathogenic amebas, especially Entamoeba histolytica. Also called amebiosis, amebism.

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