Entameba



[en-tuh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn təˈmi bə/

noun, plural entamebae
[en-tuh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn təˈmi bi/ (Show IPA), entamebas. Biology.
1.
any protozoan of the genus Entamoeba, members of which are parasitic in vertebrates, including the human pathogens E. gingivalis, found in dental plaque, and E. histolytica, the cause of amebic dysentery.

entameba en·ta·me·ba or en·ta·moe·ba (ěn’tə-mē’bə) or en·da·me·ba or en·da·moe·ba (ěn’də-)
n.
A parasitic ameba of the genus Entamoeba.

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