An inflammation of the intestines caused by infestation with Entameba histolytica (a type of ameba) and characterized by frequent, loose stools flecked with blood and mucus.
infection with amebas, a type of protozoan, especially
Entamoeba histolytica. Amebas invades the bowel mucosa causing ulceration
and bloody diarrhea. Transmission is by contaminated water or oral-fecal
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