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The most well known is the amoeba, but these microbes come in several forms, including species that move with a single flagellum or with hairlike cilia.
After Jacoby Brissett and the Colts marched all over them in the first half, the Titans ratcheted up their trademark amoeba pressure concepts, attacking an unathletic Colts O-line with slot blitzes and D-line stunts.
The deep purple amoeba on my calf will heal in time.
Like the original Metroid 2, the overarching goal of Samus Returns is to track down all of the floating, amoeba-like, life-sucking Metroids hiding below the surface of planet SR388.
As fewer people drew on water supplies, water could sit in pipes for longer, creating a warm and nourishing environment for the amoeba to grow.
The same concentration that knocks out a person will anesthetize a sea slug or an amoeba, and will even paralyze a fern that normally curls up when touched, Dr. Shafer said.
The tactic, though effective, has earned her a reputation for hogging too much of the political spectrum; in a recent cartoon, the daily Berliner Zeitung depicted the Chancellor as a shapeless amoeba, methodically swallowing and digesting its prey.
Mosquito infestations, shark attacks and amoeba that can crawl up your nose and eat your brain.
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amebicor amoebic play \-bik\ adjective
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