Definition of Endamoebidae
: a large family of endoparasitic amoebas (order Amoebina) that invade the digestive tract of vertebrates and invertebrates and are typically passed from host to host in a resistant cyst through the medium of contaminated food or drink — compare endamoeba entamoeba
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Origin and Etymology of endamoebidae
New Latin, from Endamoeba, type genus + -idae
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