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entamoeba

en·ta·moe·ba (en·ta·me·ba)

entamoeba (entameba)

pronunciation:
en t mi b
part of speech: noun
inflections: entamebae, entamebas, entamoebae, entamoebas
definition: any of several amoebas that are parasitic in vertebrates, esp. one that causes dysentery.