Entamoeba gingivalis


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

Ent·a·moe·ba gin·gi·va·'lis

a species of ameba found in the oral cavity of man, other primates, dogs, and cats; in humans, it is frequently associated with poor oral hygiene and its resultant diseases.

Entamoeba gingivalis

a temperature-resistant species of ameba found in the mouth of humans and other mammals. As a causal agent of gingivitis, it is associated with poor dental hygiene.

Ent·a·moe·ba gin·gi·va·lis

(ent'ă-mē'bă jin-ji-vā'lis)
Species of ameba found in the human oral cavity.

Ent·a·moe·ba gin·gi·va·lis

(ent'ă-mē'bă jin-ji-vā'lis)
Species of ameba found in human oral cavity; frequently associated with poor oral hygiene and its resultant diseases.