antiamebic

antiamebic

 [an″te-ah-me´bik]
1. destroying or suppressing the growth of amebas.
2. a type of antiprotozoal agent that particularly destroys or suppresses the growth of amebas.

antiamebic

/an·ti·ame·bic/ (-ah-me´bik) destroying or suppressing the growth of amebas, or an agent that does this.

antiamebic

[an′ti·əmē′bik]
pertaining to a medication that treats amebic infections.

antiamebic

1. destroying or suppressing the growth of amebae.
2. an agent that destroys or suppresses the growth of amebae.
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Members of the phenanthroindolizidine alkaloid class are known to exhibit pronounced cytotoxicity and antiamebic, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory activities and to also inhibit enzymes involved in the synthesis of DNA and proteins, and several alkaloids and their N-oxides (32-35) were obtained from the extract of F.
In that case an early diagnosis of PAM was made via an astute technician's visualization of ameba on a wet-mount of CSF, and aggressive antiamebic therapy was started promptly.
Oral immunization with attenuated vaccine strains of Vibrio cholerae expressing a dodecapeptide repeat of the serine-rich Entamoeba histolytica protein fused to the cholera toxin B subunit induces systemic and mucosal antiamebic and anti-V.
Oral immunization with an attenuated vaccine strain of Salmonella typhimurium expressing the serine-rich Entameba histolytica protein induces an antiamebic immune response and protects gerbils from amebic liver abscess.
Serum antiamebic antibodies to E histolytica appear in patients who develop invasive amebiasis.