amebic colitis


noun Pathology.

  1. a type of dysentery caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, characterized especially by ulceration of the large intestine.

n.

  1. Inflammation of the colon in amebiasis.

n.

  1. Severe intestinal infection of humans caused by the ameba Entamoeba histolytica and resulting in diarrhea, cramping, fever, and ulceration of the colon.

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