Endolimax

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Endolimax

(en'dō-lī'maks),
A genus of small nonpathogenic amebae parasitic in the large intestine of humans and other animals.
[endo- + G. leimax, a meadow or garden]

Endolimax

a genus of amebas found in the colon of humans, other mammals, birds, amphibians and cockroaches; none of them appear to be pathogenic.

Endolimax caviae
found in guinea pigs.
Endolimax nana
found in humans and monkeys.
Endolimax ratti
found in rats.