amebic dysentery

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amebic dysentery

[ə′mē·bik ′dis·ən‚ter·ē]
(medicine)
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Hashima, head of Quzqol Ayaq village clinic, said the people mostly drank stagnant water from the natural pools, which caused a variety of diseases such as diarrhea, amoebic dysentery, kidney stones, cholera and malaria.
Potable water that has been tainted with sewage during the floods can also cause amoebic dysentery, which is potentially fatal to the young, the elderly and the infirm whose immune systems are compromised.
She has also battled ulcers, amoebic dysentery, bursitis, and had a benign brain tumour removed in 1997.
The leaves of rhubarb which contain oxalic acid can be highly poisonous but it's dried and powdered roots have been used for centuries to treat a number of intestinal complaints, including amoebic dysentery.
One casual sip of unprocessed water can result in an episode of typhoid, jaundice or amoebic dysentery.
Poor construction means houses often serve as breeding grounds for diseases including malaria, amoebic dysentery and respiratory conditions.
If you have amoebic dysentery, your GP may prescribe an antibiotic called metronidazole.
They showed that parasites cause amoebic dysentery and discovered a treatment for it.
Routine inspection of water containers and the unit's water supply helps eliminate such waterborne diseases as hepatitis, typhoid, and amoebic dysentery and preserve combat power vital to the mission.
Crushed or chewed, papaya seeds help to expel intestinal parasites and are beneficial in cases of amoebic dysentery.
Potentially-fatal amoebic dysentery has been spreading among tourists at the four-star Bahia Principe San Juan complex in the Dominican Republic.
Amoebic dysentery is the usual consequence of infection, and amoebic liver abscesses not uncommonly form as a result of haematogenous spread of parasite along the portal vein.