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amebic dysentery (s) (noun), amebic dysenteries (pl)
An acute inflammation of the intestines which is usually caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces containing microscopic, single-celled, parasitic organisms; resulting in severe diarrhea: "The team of doctors developed a simple mechanism for the purification of water in an effort to diminsh and overcome the outbreak of amebic dysentery in the rural areas of the country."
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