amoebic dysentery


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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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According to MedicaLook, amoebiasis is caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, and it results in an intestinal ailment known as amoebic dysentery.
She maintained that only one person had died of amoebic dysentery.
I got amoebic dysentery so it didn't start well, but I stuck with it.
Ingrid suffered a near-fatal case of amoebic dysentery, while I acquired something that looked suspiciously like malaria.
The letters to Esquire, even if they were published under the influence of drugs to cure amoebic dysentery, show the author at his self-parodying worst.
Such unhygienic ways of keeping and serving contaminated food will necessarily cause amoebic dysentery, giardiasis, colic disorders and the rest.
Stricken with amoebic dysentery, their only sister didn't live beyond two years.
salmonellosis, typhoid, Amoebic dysentery, hepatitis A, malaria, sleeping sickness, filariasis, guinea worm,
The 10 parasites sicken millions of people every year causing epilepsy, anaphylactic shock, amoebic dysentery and other illnesses.
Amoebic liver abscess follows 1-2months after amoebic dysentery due to invasion of liver by Entamoeba Histolytica via portal circulation.
Among the confirmed cases, amoebic dysentery and typhoid/paratyphoid topped the list with 214 and 137 cases respectively.
I am so glad now that I gave more than PS50,000 of support to the British motor industry by buying what is clearly not only a "Friday car" but one built after the local football team had lost a key match on Thursday night, and the workforce had been further distracted by an outbreak of amoebic dysentery.