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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An hour later they were summoned to a room with a consultant and given the news that they had both contracted potentially deadly parasite amoebic dysentery.
The Lamu Public Health Office on Thursday reported an outbreak of amoebic dysentery, infecting more than 100 people.
* Skin infections, wounds, amoebic dysentery, diarrhea, and cholera.
Frightened Robert revealed how the hospital saved the life Sydney when she He said: "I think some form of amoebic dysentery from a dirty swimming pool on a holiday we had.
After the first half of the film had finished shooting; its lead actor Jason Robards came down with a case of amoebic dysentery so severe he was forbidden from working on the film.
Entamoeba histolytica in seminal fluid in a case of amoebic dysentery. JAMA.
Amoebiasis, or amoebic dysentery, is a term used to describe an infection caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica [1].
She maintained that only one person had died of amoebic dysentery.Ms Kobia urged the residents not to worry as health personnel and public health officers have been dispatched to the affected areas.
E.histolytica acid phosphatase activity is significantly inhibited by copper suggesting a possible roles in amoebic dysentery (11).
(Ingrid suffered a near-fatal case of amoebic dysentery, while I acquired something that looked suspiciously like malaria.) The rhythms we were expected to play with the royal drummersat funerals and festivals, for massive crowds of dancers and chiefswere fiendishly difficult, and neither Ingrid nor I could figure them out at first, resulting in a lengthy series of botched performances and public humiliations.
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.