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amoebiasis (ˌæmɪˈbaɪəsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
infection, esp of the intestines, caused by the parasitic amoeba Endamoeba histolytica

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

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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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For the infection and disease caused by this parasite, refer to amoebiasis.
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