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am·e·bi·a·sisalso am·oe·bi·a·sis (ăm′ə-bī′ə-sĭs)
An acute disease caused by ingesting substances contaminated with the amoeba Entamoeba histolytica, typically characterized by diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain, and sometimes affecting organs other than the intestines, such as the liver.
the usual US spelling of amoebiasis
am•e•bi•a•sis(ˌæm əˈbaɪ ə sɪs)
1. infection with a pathogenic ameba.
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|Noun||1.||amebiasis - 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
n. amebiasis, estado infeccioso causado por amebas.