amebic amebic


  • (adj) pertaining to or resembling amoebae


  1. It was March, and high timean epidemic of amebic dysentery, a filth-borne disease usually transmitted from excreta to the mouth, had plagued Creedmoor's inmates for three years.
  2. Like typhoid, the germs of amebic dysentery may be spread through water contaminated by sewage.
  3. Display after display recounted the triumphs of medicine while a preventable outbreak of amebic dysentery in Chicago sickened 721 people, killed 41.


  1. Parasitic Meningitis Case In Benton, Arkansas

    A 12-year-old girl from Benton, Arkansas, Kali Hardig, is currently being treated with parasitic meningitis. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Primary amebic meningoencephalitis is a very rare form of parasitic meningitis that causes a fatal brain …
    on July 27, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  2. Arkansas Water Park Closes After Parasite Found

    Park voluntarily closed after tests detected the presence of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis
    on July 26, 2013     Source: WREG-TV Memphis

  3. Parasitic Meningitis case in Arkansas confirmed

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday afternoon that there is a case of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis, known more commonly as 'parasitic meningitis,' out of Arkansas.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

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