amebiasis

noun
am·e·bi·a·sis | \ˌa-mi-ˈbī-ə-səs \
variants: or
plural amebiases\-ˌsēz \

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

noun
am·e·bi·a·sis
variants: or amoebiasis \ˌam-i-ˈbī-ə-səs \
plural amebiases\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of amebiasis 

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

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