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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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