Endamoeba

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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endamoeba or (US) endameba (ˌɛndəˈmiːbə)
 
n , pl -bae, -bas
variants of entamoeba
 
endameba or (US) endameba (ˌɛndəˈmiːbə, -biː)
 
n

entamoeba, (US) endamoeba, (US) entameba or (US) endameba (ˌɛntəˈmiːbə)
 
n , pl -bae, -bas
any parasitic amoeba of the genus Entamoeba (or Endamoeba), esp E. histolytica, which lives in the intestines of man and causes amoebic dysentery
 
endamoeba, (US) endamoeba, (US) entameba or (US) endameba (ˌɛntəˈmiːbə, -biː)
 
n
 
entameba, (US) endamoeba, (US) entameba or (US) endameba (ˌɛntəˈmiːbə, -biː, -biː)
 
n
 
endameba, (US) endamoeba, (US) entameba or (US) endameba (ˌɛntəˈmiːbə, -biː, -biː, -biː)
 
n

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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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