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a·me·bic dysenteryor a·moe·bic dysentery (ə-mē′bĭk)
A severe form of amebiasis affecting the intestines, characterized by fever, bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.
a type of dysentery caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, characterized esp. by ulceration of the large intestine. Also called amebiasis , ame′bic coli′tis.
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|Noun||1.||amebic dysentery - inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea|
dysentery - an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea