Dictionary

amebic dysentery

noun ame·bic dysentery \ə-ˈmē-bik-\

Definition of AMEBIC DYSENTERY

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

First Known Use of AMEBIC DYSENTERY

1883
Medical Dictionary

amebic dysentery

noun

Medical Definition of AMEBIC DYSENTERY

:  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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: amebidPrevious Word in the Dictionary: amebiasisAll Words Near: amebic dysentery
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears