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n :  a genus of ameboid protozoans (order Amoebida) that are parasitic in the vertebrate alimentary canal and esp. in the intestines and that include the causative agent (E. histolytica) of amebic dysentery - see ENDAMOEBA  .
Similar sounding terms:  end·ame·ba  End·amoe·ba  ent·ame·ba 

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