amebic abscess

noun
variants: or amoebic abscess

Medical Definition of amebic abscess

: a specific purulent invasive lesion commonly of the liver caused by parasitic amoebas (especially Entamoeba histolytica)

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“Amebic abscess.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amebic%20abscess. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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