Dysentery, amebic

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Medical Definition of Dysentery, amebic

Dysentery, amebic: Inflammation of the intestine due to infection with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica. Amebic dysentery can be accompanied by amebic infection of the liver and other organs.


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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