Pronunciation: (en"du-mē'bu), [key]
—pl. -baePronunciation: (-bē), [key] -bas. Biol.
any protozoan of the genus Endamoeba, members of which are parasitic in the digestive tracts of various invertebrates, including cockroaches and termites. Also,end"a•moe'ba.
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