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An amoeba that typically lives harmlessly in the gut, though one kind can cause amoebic dysentery.
- ‘It occurs when a person eats or swallows something that has been infected with the entamoeba histolytica parasite.’
- ‘The causative organism responsible for the disease is entamoeba histolytica which exists in the human colon in two forms: motile trophozoile; and non-motile cyst.’
- ‘This is then viewed under a microscope to look for the entamoeba histolytica parasite.’
Modern Latin, from Greek entos ‘within’ + amoeba.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.