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infection of the liver with Entamoeba histolytica; may occur with or without antecedent amebic dysentery.
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he·pa·tic a·me·bi·a·sis(he-patik ă-mē-bīă-sis)
Liver infection with Entamoeba histolytica; may occur with or without antecedent amebic dysentery.
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Infection of the liver by E. histolytica, resulting in hepatitis and abscess formation, and usually a sequel to amebic dysentery.
See also: amebiasis
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