end-amebae

endameba

[en-duh-mee-buh]
noun, plural endamebae [en-duh-mee-bee] , endamebas. Biology.
any protozoan of the genus Endamoeba, members of which are parasitic in the digestive tracts of various invertebrates, including cockroaches and termites.
Also, endamoeba.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin (1879); see end-, ameba

endamebic, endamoebic, adjective
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endameba en·da·me·ba or en·da·moe·ba (ěn'də-mē'bə)
n.
Variant of entameba.

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