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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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Amoebic liver abscesses were encountered more frequently (58%) compared to pyogenic (22%), amoebic abscesses with secondary bacterial infection (6%) and abscesses of indeterminate etiology (14%) (Table 5 and 6).
And then I had to spend three days in hospital when came home they're still not sure what it was, possibly amoebic dysentery.
The first time a man realises something is going on is when he is in transit to a party and she says, `Now, if X says anything about her do last week, you had amoebic dysentery.
Sculptures made from cardboard, wood, and plaster curled around each other on the floor--bulbous columns and amoebic entities.
But some of us had strong reservations about the amoebic and apparently arbitrary nature of the planning.
Even in regions of the world where the organism abounds, amoebic dysentery accounts for fewer than 1 percent of the cases of traveler's diarrhea.
It encouraged an amoebic behaviour among local governments, i.
According to MedicaLook, amoebiasis is caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, and it results in an intestinal ailment known as amoebic dysentery.
She maintained that only one person had died of amoebic dysentery.
He noted that in the community, diseases such as typhoid enteritis, amoebic colitis, amoebic liver abscess and hepatitis, are quite common both in urban and rural areas.
A brief historical sketch is given since the discovery of this amoeboflagellate in 1899 and the finding in 1970 that one species, Naegleria fowleri causes primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in man.
Odd shapes were arranged in front of the screen, like an amoebic amphitheater.