Entamoeba gingivalis


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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.
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The occurrence of Entamoeba gingivalis and Trichomonas tenax in patients with periodontal disease.
Importance of Trichomonas tenax and Entamoeba gingivalis protozoa in the human oral cavity.
Frequency of Entamoeba gingivalis among periodontal and patients under chemotherapy.
Pathogenic effect of Entamoeba gingivalis on gingival tissues of rats.
Use of PCR to detect Entamoeba gingivalis in diseased gingival pockets and demonstrate its absence in healthy gingival sites.
Entamoeba gingivalis in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected Patients with Periodontal Disease.
Prevalence of oral Entamoeba gingivalis and Trichomonas tenax in patients with periodontal disease and healthy population in Shiraz, southern Iran.