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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.
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.
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.
The deep purple amoeba on my calf will heal in time.
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.
One: amoeba fronts and complex five-man blitzes on passing downs.
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.
The Louisiana Department of Health told water and town officials Thursday that the amoeba was detected in Terrebonne Parish, according to the New York Post.
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amebicor amoebic play \-bik\ adjective
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