amoebic dysentery

Definitions of amoebic dysentery
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n inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea

Synonyms:
amebic dysentery
Type of:
dysentery
an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
amebiasis, amebiosis, amoebiasis, amoebiosis
infection by a disease-causing ameba

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