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or endamoeba

[en-duh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bə/
noun, plural endamebae
[en-duh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bi/ (Show IPA),
endamebas. Biology.
any protozoan of the genus Endamoeba, members of which are parasitic in the digestive tracts of various invertebrates, including cockroaches and termites.
Origin of endameba
< New Latin (1879); see end-, ameba
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endamebic, endamoebic, adjective Unabridged
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noun (pl) -bae (-biː), -bas
variants of entamoeba
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endamoeba in Medicine

endameba en·da·me·ba or en·da·moe·ba (ěn'də-mē'bə)
Variant of entameba.

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