Origin of amebic
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Among the well-known human diseases of protozoan origin are malaria, amoebic dysentery, and sleeping-sickness.
The black mass on the mountain came down like amoebic tentacles, met and coalesced, muttering and mumbling.
The chief cause of amoebic dysentery in the Philippines has undoubtedly been infected drinking water.The Philippines: Past and Present (Volume 1 of 2)
Dean Conant Worcester
And I got amoebic dysentery in Louisiana, and got very sick.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
- Variant ofamebic
- Relating to, resembling, or caused by amebas.
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