amoebiasis


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am·oe·bi·a·sis

 (ăm′ə-bī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Variant of amebiasis.

amoebiasis

(ˌæmɪˈbaɪəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Pathology) infection, esp of the intestines, caused by the parasitic amoeba Endamoeba histolytica

am•e•bi•a•sis

(ˌæm əˈbaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
1. infection with a pathogenic ameba.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amoebiasis - infection by a disease-causing amebaamoebiasis - infection by a disease-causing ameba
amebic dysentery, amoebic dysentery - inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
Translations

amoebiasis

[ˌæmɪˈbaɪəsɪs] n (amoebiases (pl)) [ˌæmɪˈbaɪəˌsiːz]amebiasi f

amoebiasis

n amebiasis or amibiasis f
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I was in the latter category and didn't learn that I had amoebiasis until many years later.
boulardii is a useful adjunct in the treatment of Giardia and amoebiasis and is as effective as metronidazole in the eradication of the intestinal parasite Blastocystis hominis.
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Amoebiasis, giardiasis, ascariasis, hookworm infection, and trichuriasis are among the most common intestinal parasitic infections worldwide and are closely related to socio-economic status, poor sanitation, inadequate medical care and absence of safe drinking water supplies [5,17,19,38,39].