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.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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