amoebic dysentery


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Related to amoebic dysentery: bacillary dysentery, malaria

amoebic dysentery

n.
Variant of amebic dysentery.

amoebic dysentery

n
(Pathology) inflammation of the intestines caused by the parasitic amoeba Endamoeba histolytica
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Noun1.amoebic dysentery - inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolyticaamoebic 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
amebiasis, amebiosis, amoebiasis, amoebiosis - infection by a disease-causing ameba
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