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[en-duh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bə/
noun, plural endamebae
[en-duh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bi/ (Show IPA),
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 of endameba
< New Latin (1879); see end-, ameba
Related forms
endamebic, endamoebic, adjective Unabridged
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endamoebic in Medicine

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

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