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endameba

[en-duh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bə/
noun, plural endamebae
[en-duh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bi/ (Show IPA),
endamebas. Biology
1.
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
< New Latin (1879); see end-, ameba
Related forms
endamebic, endamoebic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endameba

endamoeba

/ˌɛndəˈmiːbə/
noun (pl) -bae (-biː), -bas
1.
variants of entamoeba

entamoeba

/ˌɛntəˈmiːbə/
noun (pl) -bae (-biː), -bas
1.
any parasitic amoeba of the genus Entamoeba (or Endamoeba), esp E. histolytica, which lives in the intestines of man and causes amoebic dysentery
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endameba in Medicine

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

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