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amebic dysentery

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noun ame·bic dysentery \ə-ˈmē-bik-\

Definition of amebic dysentery

  1. :  acute human intestinal amebiasis caused by an amoeba (Entamoeba histolytica) and marked by dysentery, abdominal pain, and erosion of the intestinal wall



1883

First Known Use of amebic dysentery

1883


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amebic dysentery

noun ame·bic dysentery

Medical Definition of amebic dysentery

  1. :  acute human intestinal amebiasis caused by a common ameba of the genus Entamoeba (E. histolytica) and marked by dysentery, abdominal pain, and erosion of the intestinal wall




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