from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several parasitic amoebas of the genus Entamoeba, especially E. histolytica, causing dysentery and ulceration of the colon and liver.
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- n. Alternative spelling of entameba.
New Latin Entamoeba, genus name : ent(o)- + amoeba.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)