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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Entamoebidae — Amoebozoa found as internal parasites or commensals of animals; several species of which are found in humans.

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Examples

  • Net-Worm mimics, in some ways, the actions of the amoeba known as Entamoeba histolytica, which causes Amoebic Dysentery in humans.

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  • Most common parasitic infections found in Americans such as giardia and Entamoeba histolytica and Blastocystis hominis infection can and do cause severe health problems.

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  • Most common parasitic infections found in Americans such as giardia and Entamoeba histolytica and Blastocystis hominis infection can and do cause severe health problems.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Entamoeba histolytica, the parasite that causes amebiasis.

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  • I was recently diagnosed with Entamoeba histolytica (amebic dysentery).

    Amebic dysentery

  • Toxoplasma gondii, Sarcocystis, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora cayetanensis are all protozoa—one-celled animals—that can cause foodborne illness.

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  • Toxoplasma gondii, Sarcocystis, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora cayetanensis are all protozoa—one-celled animals—that can cause foodborne illness.

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  • Toxoplasma gondii, Sarcocystis, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora cayetanensis are all protozoa—one-celled animals—that can cause foodborne illness.

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  • Instead, Entamoeba histolytica, the microorganism which causes amoebiasis ( "Amoebic Dysentery") is described as being a protozoa, with the other common categories of pathogenic microorganisms being viruses, bacteria, and the various flavors of worms.

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  • Entamoeba histolytica can be found in two forms or stages, the active (motile) trophozoite which actually causes the physical illness, and the dormant (encapsulated-form) cyst by which the disease is spread.

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