amoebiasis(redirected from Amoebasis)
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Variant of amebiasis.
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)
1. infection with a pathogenic ameba.
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|Noun||1.||amoebiasis - 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