amebiasis

noun
am·​e·​bi·​a·​sis | \ ˌa-mi-ˈbī-ə-səs How to pronounce amebiasis (audio) \
variants: or
plural amebiases\ ˌa-​mi-​ˈbī-​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce amebiasis (audio) \

Definition of amebiasis

: infection with or disease caused by amoebas (especially Entamoeba histolytica)

First Known Use of amebiasis

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amebiasis

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“Amebiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amebiasis. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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amebiasis

noun
am·​e·​bi·​a·​sis
variants: or amoebiasis \ ˌam-​i-​ˈbī-​ə-​səs How to pronounce amebiasis (audio) \
plural amebiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce amebiasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of amebiasis

: infection with or disease caused by amoebas (especially Entamoeba histolytica)

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