amoeba definition

  • noun:
    • some of various one-celled aquatic or parasitic protozoans for the genus Amoeba or associated genera, having no definite kind and composed of quite a few protoplasm containing more than one nuclei in the middle of a flexible outer membrane. It moves in the shape of pseudopods.
    • A genus of unicellular protozoa that techniques by way of temporary projections labeled as pseudopodia.
    • The graph regarding the real an element of the logarithms of a polynomial equation in complex figures.
    • A rhizopod common in fresh water, with the capacity of undergoing many modifications of kind at might. Identical to ameba. See rhizopoda.
    • nude freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form short-term pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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