- 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
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Examples from the Web for endamoeba
The cultivation of Nyctotherus ovalis and Endamoeba blattae.
Endamoeba blattae showed a decrease in infection rate when the cockroaches were maintained on high-fat and high-protein diets.
Some protozoan organisms in cockroaches in the Cairo, Egypt area, with special reference to Endamoeba histolytica.
Endamoeba histolytica and certain other protozoan organisms found in cockroaches in Cairo, Egypt.
The viability of Endamoeba histolytica cysts after passage through the cockroach.
- variants of entamoeba
- Variant ofentameba
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