Medical Dictionary

Iodamoeba

noun Iod·amoe·ba \ (ˌ)ī-ˌōd-ə-ˈmē-bə \

medical Definition of Iodamoeba

: a genus of amoebas including one (I. butschlii) commensal in the intestine of mammals including humans and distinguished by uninucleate cysts containing a large glycogen vacuole that stains characteristically with iodine

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