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Definition of the noun ameba

What does ameba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amebas / amebae (less preferred form)

  1. naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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Google previewAtlanta Medical and Surgical Journal (1880)

Tne ameba is a winter parasite, found in a number of respiratory diseases, and we get excellent results from the use of muriate and carbonate of ammonia, which destroy the parasite. A very large per cent, of skin diseases are caused by either ...

Google previewCalifornia Medical Journal (1880)

The ameba is a winter parasite, found in a number of respiratory diseases, and we get excellent results from the use of muriate and carbonate of ammonia, which destroy the parasite. A very large per cent of skin diseases are caused by either ...

Google previewExtrachromosomal Elements in Lower Eukaryotes (2012)

by Reed Wickner

The ameba is the feeding and dividing stage but can undergo a morphogenetic transformation to develop into either an actively swimming (though nonfeeding and nondividing) flagellate, or a dormant cyst. Sexuality has not been reported for ...

Google previewNew Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (2014)

JSAI-isAI 2013 Workshops, LENLS, JURISIN, MiMI, AAA, and DDS, Kanagawa, Japan, October 27-28, 2013, Revised Selected Papers by Yukiko Nakano, Ken Satoh, Daisuke Bekki

An ameba is a subtree such that only one intermediate vertex is of degree two, while the others are of degree one or zero b Blooms. A bloom is a subtree such that only one intermediate vertex is of degree greater one, while the others are of ...

Google previewThe Chicago Medical Times (1881)

The ameba is a winter parasite, found in a number of respiratory diseases, and we get excellent results from the use of muriate and carbonate of ammonia, which destroy the parasite. A very large per cent of skin diseases are caused by either ...

Google previewThe Ohio Medical Recorder (1880)

The ameba is a winter parasite, found in a number of respiratory diseases, and we get excellent results from the use of muriate and carbonate of ammonia, which destroy the parasite. A very large per cent. of skin diseases are caused by either ...

Google previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

ameba is a single-celled organism that, in its ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

ameba [a meTje] Invertebrate Zoology, the common name for a number of species of one-celled, usually microscopic organisms of the order Amoebida of the class Sarcodina; found extensively in fresh and ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

amebic dysentery Inflammation of the intestine due to infection with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica. Amebic dysentery can be accompanied by amebic ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology (2012)

by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

ameba: (1) A one-celled, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Ameba ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

AMEBA (AMOEBA) A protozoan q.v. 2. Some ameba (amoeba) produce ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

ameba /əmē′′bə/ pl. amebae, amebas [Gk, amoibe, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

ameba /əmē′′bə/ pl. amebae, amebas [Gk, amoibe, change], a microscopic, singlecelled, parasitic organism. Several species may be parasitic in humans. −amebic, adj. amebiasis /am′ēbī ′′əsis/ ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

infection with a disease- causing ameba, esp. Entamoeba histolytica, the cause of amebic dysentery; also called amebiosis, amebosis. amebic (a—mé'bik) ADJ. pert. to or caused by an ...

Google previewWebster's II Children's Dictionary (2003)

anoun, plural ambushes averb ambushed, ambushing, ambushes ameba noun A very ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also spelt ameba. See also amoebiasis. —amoebic, adj. -amoeba, -ameba, suffix meaning 'a (specified) protozoon': caudamoeba, Entamoeba. amoebiasis/ amމƝbƯމۑsis/, an infection of the intestine or liver by species of pathogenic amoebas ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

pertaining to, causedby,orof the nature of, an ameba. a. dysentery an acute amebic dysentery of humans caused byEntamoeba histolytica which ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

Movement like that of an amoeba (USA: ameba), by means of pseudopodia, a pseudopod being a projection of the surface of a cell caused by alternate formaion of sol and gel protoplasm ...

Google previewLivestock Health Encyclopedia (2013)

by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough

erties; if used in penicillin procaine in AMEBA oil injection, it further retards the absorption of PENICILLIN, thus prolonging the ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1B3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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