Definition of Amebic colitis
Amebic colitis: Amebic dysentery with ulcers in the colon from infection with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica. This single-celled parasite is transmitted to humans via contaminated water and food.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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