Medical Dictionary


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

Definition of AMEBA

:  a protozoan of the genus Amoeba; broadly :  an ameboid protozoan (as a naked rhizopod)
ame·bic or chiefly British amoe·bic \-bik\ adjective

Variants of AMEBA

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

Illustration of AMEBA

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