Iodamoeba

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Iodamoeba

 [i-o″dah-me´bah]
a genus of amebas, including I. buetsch´lii, parasitic in man, and I. su´is, found in pigs.
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Iodamoeba

(ī'ō-dă-mē'bă),
A genus of parasitic amebae in the superclass Rhizopoda, order Amoebida.
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Iodamoeba

(ī″ō-dă-mē′bă)
A genus of amebae that colonizes the colons of humans and animals such as monkeys and pigs. They are not considered pathogenic.

Iodamoeba bütschlii

The species that may be found in humans. Their cysts may be mistaken for those of pathogenic amebae but have only one nucleus.
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