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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An infection or a disease caused by amoebas, especially Entamoeba histolytica.

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  • noun medicine Alternative spelling of amoebiasis.

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  • noun infection by a disease-causing ameba

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Examples

  • Entamoeba histolytica, the parasite that causes amebiasis.

    Parasite

  • Shigella, giardiasis and amebiasis all raced through the bathhouse circuit -- and in 1981, something even stranger turned up.

    The Life of a Virus Hunter

  • Malaria, sleeping sickness, amebiasis, hookwork, yellow fever and other tropical diseases know no. boundaries.

    Emergency in the Congo

  • Metronidazole is used to treat bacterial infections including trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted disease, and amebiasis, which affects the intestines.

    Teva recalls 75 bottles of antibacterial drug - Yahoo! Finance

  • EpiQuery, an interactive database of communicable diseases from amebiasis to yersiniosis on the health department's Web site.

    NYT > Home Page

  • These findings suggest that the male homosexual community may be an important reservoir of potentially amebiasis and as noted earlier the homosexual community has significant problems in regards to these illnesses.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These findings suggest that the male homosexual community may be an important reservoir of potentially amebiasis and as noted earlier the homosexual community has significant problems in regards to these illnesses.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These findings suggest that the male homosexual community may be an important reservoir of potentially amebiasis and as noted earlier the homosexual community has significant problems in regards to these illnesses.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These findings suggest that the male homosexual community may be an important reservoir of potentially amebiasis and as noted earlier the homosexual community has significant problems in regards to these illnesses.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • These findings suggest that the male homosexual community may be an important reservoir of potentially amebiasis and as noted earlier the homosexual community has significant problems in regards to these illnesses.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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