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ameba, amebic, ameboid

Definition of ameba

  1. variant of amoeba, amoebic, amoeboid




Medical Dictionary

ameba

noun ame·ba

Medical Definition of ameba

plural ame·bas or ame·bae \-(ˌ)bē\play

  1. :  a protozoan of the genus Amoeba; broadly :  an ameboid protozoan (as a naked rhizopod)

  2. ame·bic or chiefly British amoe·bic \-bik\play adjective



Illustration of ameba

Variants of ameba

or chiefly British amoe·ba \ə-ˈmē-bə\play

Learn More about ameba

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "ameba" Spanish Central: Translation of "ameba" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "ameba"


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