ameba definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of amoeba.
    • alternate spelling of amoeba.
    • naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion. Just like amoeba.
    • etc.
    • [capitalized] A genus of microscopic rhizopodous Protozoa, of which A. diffluens, typical in every fresh-water ponds and ditches, is the type.
    • An animal regarding the genus Amœba.
    • Any single cell or corpuscle of just one of greater creatures; a cell considered to be itself an animal, and a person associated with the morphological class of growth of an amœboid organism.
    • nude freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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