Thecamoebae

The·​ca·​moe·​bae | \ ˌthēkəˈmē(ˌ)bē \
variants: or Thecamoebaea \ thə̇ˌkamēˈbēə \

Definition of Thecamoebae

taxonomic synonym of testacea

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History and Etymology for Thecamoebae

New Latin, from plural of Thecamoeba genus of Rhizopoda, from thec- + Amoeba

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“Thecamoebae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thecamoebae. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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