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Variant of amebic dysentery.
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(Pathology) inflammation of the intestines caused by the parasitic amoeba Endamoeba histolytica
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|Noun||1.||amoebic 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
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