[ en-duh-mee-buh ]
/ ˌɛn dəˈmi bə /
noun, plural end·a·me·bae [en-duh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bi/, end·a·me·bas. Biology.
any protozoan of the genus Endamoeba, members of which are parasitic in the digestive tracts of various invertebrates, including cockroaches and termites.
Related formsend·a·me·bic, end·a·moe·bic, adjective
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