Acanthamebiasis



acanthamebiasis

acanthamebiasis a·can·tha·me·bi·a·sis (ə-kān’thə-mē-bī’ə-sĭs)
n.
Infection with amebas of the genus Acanthamoeba that may result in a necrotizing dermal or tissue infection or in meningoencephalitis.

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