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am·e·bi·a·sis

also am·oe·bi·a·sis  (ăm′ə-bī′ə-sĭs)
n.
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.

amebiasis

(əmiːˈbaɪəsɪs)
n
the usual US spelling of amoebiasis

am•e•bi•a•sis

(ˌæm əˈbaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
1. infection with a pathogenic ameba.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amebiasis - infection by a disease-causing amebaamebiasis - 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
Translations

a·me·bi·a·sis

n. amebiasis, estado infeccioso causado por amebas.

amebiasis

n amebiasis or amibiasis f
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