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entamoeba

entamoeba

noun ent·amoe·ba \ˌen-tə-ˈmē-bə\

Definition of ENTAMOEBA

:  any of a genus (Entamoeba) of amoebas parasitic in vertebrates and including one (E. histolytica) that causes amebic dysentery in humans

Origin of ENTAMOEBA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1914

Rhymes with ENTAMOEBA

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