Entameba(redirected from Entameba canibuccalis (syn. Entameba gingivalis))
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any ameba of the genus Entamoeba.
a genus of amebas parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates. Member of the family Endamoebidae.
found in cattle; nonpathogenic.
an ameba with a single nucleus in the cysts in its trophozoite.
Entameba canibuccalis (syn. Entameba gingivalis)
in the mouth of cats, dogs, humans and primates; nonpathogenic.
found in guinea pigs; nonpathogenic.
a nonpathogenic form found in the intestinal tract of humans. Its importance is that it may be confused with the pathogenic E. histolytica.
found in large bowel of rabbits.
found in horses.
nonpathogenic; found in the mouths of horses.
found in horse large intestine; nonpathogenic.
found in large intestine of humans and the colons of dogs; nonpathogenic.
a species causing amebic dysentery and abscess of the liver in humans. Found also in monkey, dog, cat, rat, pig.
cause of entamebiasis in reptiles. See amebiasis.
found in sewage. Resembles E. histolytica.
found in large intestine of rats and mice; nonpathogenic.
found in sheep.
found in tadpoles.
found in the mouths of pigs.
found in swine.
an entameba with eight-nucleated cysts in the trophozoite.