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[am-uh-bahy-uh-sis] /ˌæm əˈbaɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
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  • For the infection and disease caused by this parasite, refer to amoebiasis.
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noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz)
infection, esp of the intestines, caused by the parasitic amoeba Endamoeba histolytica
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amoebiasis in Medicine

amoebiasis am·oe·bi·a·sis (ām'ə-bī'ə-sĭs)
Variant of amebiasis.

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amoebiasis in Science
amebiasis also amoebiasis
An infection or disease caused by amoebas, especially of the species Entamoeba histolytica, characterized by dysentery.
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