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Acanthamoeba

Definition of the noun Acanthamoeba

What does Acanthamoeba mean as a name of something?

Acanthamoeba is a genus of Acanthamoebidae, described by Sawyer & Griffin in 1975.

Acanthamoeba is a genus of Acanthamoebidae, described by Volkonsky in 1931.

Acanthamoeba is a genus of Acanthamoebidae.

Phrases with Acanthamoeba

Phrases starting with the word Acanthamoeba:

  1. Acanthamoeba hyalina
  2. Acanthamoeba royreba
  3. Acanthamoeba Gigantea
  4. Acanthamoeba griffini
  5. Acanthamoeba rhysodes
  6. Acanthamoeba tubiashi
  7. Acanthamoeba comandoni
  8. Acanthamoeba hatchetti
  9. Acanthamoeba polyphaga
  10. Acanthamoeba terricola
  11. Acanthamoeba astronyxis
  12. Acanthamoeba castellanii
  13. Acanthamoeba culbertsoni
  14. Acanthamoeba lenticulata
  15. Acanthamoeba palestinensis

Phrase ending with the word Acanthamoeba:

  1. genus Acanthamoeba

Other phrases containing the word Acanthamoeba:

  1. species Acanthamoeba hyalina
  2. species Acanthamoeba royreba
  3. species Acanthamoeba griffini
  4. species Acanthamoeba rhysodes

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Printed books with definitions for Acanthamoeba

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Google previewGuidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments: Coastal and fresh waters (2003)

by World Health Organization

Acanthamoeba is a genus of environmental free-living amoebae found in most soil and water habitats...

Acanthamoeba is an aerobic organism and as such cannot exist as the trophozoite stage in environments with low ...

Google previewCopeland and Afshari's Principles and Practice of Cornea (2013)

by Robert A Copeland Jr, Natalie Afshari

Acanthamoeba is the most important pathogens among parasitic infections of the cornea, which can lead to painful,

Acanthamoeba is a free-living ubiquitous protozoa that is ...

Google previewThe Contact Lens Manual (2010)

by Andrew Gasson, Judith A. Morris

Acanthamoeba is a non-flagellate protozoon occurring in trophozoite and cyst forms. The double-walled nature of the cyst accounts for its strong resistance to treatment. The organism is widely distributed in air and water so that tap water ...

Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the ...

Google previewDermatological Signs of Systemic Disease (2016)

by Jeffrey P. Callen, Joseph L. Jorizzo, John J. Zone, Warren Piette, Misha A. Rosenbach, Ruth Ann Vleugels

Indirect hemagglutination test results remain elevated for years after infection, whereas the results of gel diffusion precipitation tests FIGURE 34-6 n Acanthamoeba is a vasculotropic organism resulting in. 34 Protozoal Diseases 287 Diagnosis ...

Google previewBrock Biology of Microorganisms (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the ...

Google previewAlcamo's Microbes and Society (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, and frequently found in fresh water and other ...

Google previewMedical Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, and also frequently found in fresh water and other habitats. The cells are small, usually 15 to 35 μm in length and oval to triangular in shape when moving.

Google previewMicrobiology, An Evolving Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, and frequently found in fresh water and ...

Google previewMedical Transcription , Fundamentals and Practice (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba: Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, ...

Google previewEnvironmental Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, ...

Google previewBailey and Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology (2016)

Biology, Microbiology by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba: Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, and frequently found in fresh water and other habitats. The cells are ...

Google previewInquiry into Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the most common protozoa in soil, and frequently found in fresh water and other habitats. The cells are small, usually 15 to 35 μm in length and oval to triangular in shape when moving.

Google previewMCQs in Pathology 2000

A Acanthamoeba is a free-living protozoan found in brackish or sea water and in the soil. It may contaminate contact lenses or lens solutions. It leads to an intractable ulcerative keratitis which ...

Google previewMicrobiology with Diseases by Body System (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthamoeba: Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, one of the.

Google previewThe Sclera (2012)

by Maite Sainz de la Maza, Joseph Tauber, C. Stephen Foster

Acanthamoeba is a small amoeba that may be found in soil, contaminated water (distilled water, tap water, well water, hot tube water, brackish water, swimming pools, water baths, and sea water), ...

Google previewPorth Pathophysiology (2009)

Concepts of Altered Health States by Charlotte Pooler

Acanthamoeba is a free-living protozoan that thrives in contaminated water.14 Acanthamoeba keratitis is a rare but serious and sight-threatening complication of wearing soft contact lenses, particularly when they are worn overnight beyond ...

Google previewAtlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases (2006)

Viral, Fungal and Parasitic Agents by Edward J. Bottone

and Epidemiology Acanthamoeba is the most common protozoan found in soil and water samples worldwide. Isolates have been recovered from an amazing array of environments ...

Google previewReichel's Care of the Elderly (1999)

Clinical Aspects of Aging by Joseph J. Gallo, William Reichel

Acanthamoeba is a ubiquitous protozoan organism found ...

Google previewThe Genesis of Germs (2007)

The Origin of Diseases and the Coming Plagues by Alan L. Gillen

Acanthamoeba is an emerging parasite in the United States, and can grow in swimming pools and tap water. Acanthamoeba infects the cornea and may cause blindness.

Google previewReese and Betts' a Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases (2003)

by Robert F. Betts, Robert L. Penn, Stanley W. Chapman

Acanthamoeba is an amoeba that lives in tap water and is the most ...

Google previewFirst Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition (2012)

by Tao Le

Keratitis caused by the free-living ameba Acanthamoeba is the most likely diagnosis. Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis include herpes simplex virus (hSV), herpes zoster virus, and bacterial orfungal infection. however, hSV ...

Google previewFirst AidTM Cases for the USMLE Step 1 (2009)

Second Edition by Tao Le

Keratitis caused by the free-living amoeba Acanthamoeba is the most likely diagnosis. The differential would include herpes simplex or herpes zoster virus infection, and bacterial or fungal infection. What are the risk factors for developing this ...

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The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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