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Medical Term:

amebula

Pronunciation: ă-mē′byū-lă, -lē

Definition

The excysted young amebae, usually totaling eight, of Entamoeba species, and their immediate progeny, which emerge from the cyst in the vertebrate gut, before their localization in the large intestine.

[fr. G. amoibē, a change, alteration]

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