amebic dysentery

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amebic dysentery

[ə′mē·bik ′dis·ən‚ter·ē]
(medicine)
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A person with amoebiasis will experience severe amoebic dysentery, which is indicated by abdominal cramping, diarrhoea, stool that is accompanied by blood or mucus, nausea and vomiting, loss of weight, and an intermittent fever.
Additional criteria used were the clinical features, past history of amoebic dysentery and demonstration of Entamoeba Histolytica in stool.
Flies may carry diseases such as hepatitis A, typhoid, amoebic dysentery and polio.
1934 OLIN DUTRA (USA) 13 over Despite suffering amoebic dysentery and trailing by eight shots at the halfway stage, Dutra shot 71 and 72 on the 36-hole final day to pip Gene Sarazen by one shot.
It may help you find the winner to absorb the words of the legendary Bobby Jones in summing up why outsider Dutra, who had lost more than a stone through amoebic dysentery and spent time in hospital immediately before the Open, somehow managed to limp home on shaky legs even though having to play 36 holes on the final day.
Hemingway contracted amoebic dysentery, and Percival finally made the call to have Hemingway flown out to Arusha for proper medical treatment.
Juniper [14] found ulcer in 16 out of 22 cases of amoebic dysentery.
The most common cases among the food borne illnesses related to amoebic dysentery (153), salmonellosis (113) and typhoid and paratyphoid (115).
Put another way, he's about as funny as amoebic dysentery.
The cost varied from 7% to 8% of weekly income of the extreme poor for treating hyperacidity and amoebic dysentery to 20% for treating ARI with antibiotics.
Amoebic dysentery was very debilitating, and the medicine made him feel even worse" (NY: Amistad P, 1988: 329).