Endamoebidae

plural noun End·amoe·bi·dae \ˌendəˈmēbəˌdē\

Definition of Endamoebidae

  1. :  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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