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Search Results for: dysentery

Amoebic dysentery

Definition noun A form of dysentery in which the causative agent is an amoeba, particularly Entamoeba... Read More

Dysentery

Definition noun A disorder marked by the inflammation of the intestines particularly the colon, and hemorrhagic... Read More

Entamoeba histolytica

Definition noun A disease-causing anaerobic protozoan species capable of causing entamoebiasis and amebic dysentery to its... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Diarrhea

Definition noun An abnormally frequent discharge of a loose, watery stool Supplement Diarrhea pertains to the abnormally... Read More

Gastroenteritis

Definition noun An inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly of the stomach and the... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Neriine

neriine --> conessine Roquessine; 3b-(dimethylamino)con-5-enine; 3b-dimethylamino-18a:20a-methylimino-5-pregnene;a... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Entamoeba coli

Definition noun A non-pathogenic species of the genus Entamoeba that reside in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and... Read More

Entamoebidae

Definition noun (taxonomy) A family of Archamoebae which includes species such as Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba coli,... Read More

Archamoebae

Definition noun A taxonomic class in Phylum Amoebozoa characterized by the absence of mitochondria Supplement Archamoeba... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More