Entamoeba

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Related to Entamoeba gingivalis: Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba histolytica, Endolimax nana

Entamoeba

[¦ent·ə′mē·bə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of parasite amebas in the family Endamoebidae, including some species of the genus Endamoeba which are parasites of humans and other vertebrates.
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Frequency of Entamoeba gingivalis in human gingival scrapings.
Incidence of Entamoeba gingivalis in the oral cavity of students.
Incidence of Entamoeba gingivalis and Trichomonas tenax in samples of dental biofilm and saliva from patients with periodontal disease.
Prevalence of Entamoeba gingivalis in dental patients in Mosul.
Studies on the continuous culture and pathogenicity of Entamoeba gingivalis.
Entamoeba gingivalis in Acute Osteomyelitis of the Mandible.
Studies on periodontal disease caused by Entamoeba gingivalis and its pathogenetic mechanism.