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a·moe·ba

also a·me·ba (ə-mē′bə)
n. pl. a·moe·bas or a·moe·bae (-bē) also a·me·bas or a·me·bae
Any of various one-celled free-living or parasitic protozoans having no definite form and moving by means of pseudopods.

[New Latin Amoeba, genus name, from Greek amoibē, change, from ameibein, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

a·moe′bic (-bĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.amoebic - pertaining to or resembling amoebae; "amoebic dysentery"
Translations

amoebic

[əˈmiːbɪk]
A. ADJamébico
B. CPD amoebic dysentery Ndisentería f amébica

amoebic

, (US) amebic
adjamöbisch; amoebic dysenteryAmöbenruhr f

amoebic

adj amebiano or amibiano
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Using freshwater to treat fish affected by amoebic gill disease is a well-established practice in aquaculture.
The Lamu Public Health Office on Thursday reported an outbreak of amoebic dysentery, infecting more than 100 people.
Moreover, the NIH also issued another advisory regarding the Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, also called Naegleriasis.
Liver abscess both amoebic and pyogenic continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality globally.
* Skin infections, wounds, amoebic dysentery, diarrhea, and cholera.
Of the inflammatory lesions, pyogenic liver abscesses in 3 (5.26%) and amoebic liver abscesses in 2 (3.51%).
By the time she was referred to a hospital, the woman's left arm was convulsing, she was unable to think properly and the a large section of her brain had been devoured into a state of amoebic 'mush', Dr Charles Cobbs told the Seattle Times.
Tenders are invited for bim has identified a requirement for greater analytical capability in the biotechnological area specifically regarding isolation and identification of agents of interest to the irish aquaculture industry including for example noravirus contamination in oysters and amoebic gill disease (neoparamoeba perurans) in salmon.
The fatal infection is medically known as 'Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM),' which is mostly reported in people with a proven history of exposure to aquatic activities.
KARACHI -- The city health authorities on Wednesday confirmed that a young man had been admitted to a private hospital suffering from a brain infection called naegleriasis, also known as primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as 'brain-eating' amoeba.
These include geometric patterns, flower and amoebic patterns.
After the first half of the film had finished shooting; its lead actor Jason Robards came down with a case of amoebic dysentery so severe he was forbidden from working on the film.