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Noun: amoebic dysentery  u'mee-bik 'di-sun-t(u-)ree
  1. Inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with faeces; characterized by severe diarrhoea
    - amebic dysentery [N. Amer]

Derived forms: amoebic dysenteries

Type of: amebiasis [N. Amer], amebiosis [N. Amer], amoebiasis, amoebiosis, dysentery

Encyclopedia: Amoebic dysentery