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Definition of "amoebiasis" [amoebiasis]

  • Variant of amebiasis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amoebiasis" in a sentence
  • "Consequently for public health purposes the focus for the prevention of diseases such as amoebiasis is on water quality/water supply integrity, preventing food from being cross-contaminated with a source such as feces, and maintaining food under conditions which will inhibit bacterial growth."
  • "A single attack of dysentery may be "amoebiasis", which can be cured by a complete course of medication."
  • "And so there follows a long line of possible gastrointestinal issues: giardia, shigella, amoebiasis, random and indeterminate food poisoning, hookworm, tapeworm, ringworm, and naturally the occasional mystery disease, to name a few."