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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 previewReview Guide for RN Pre-entrance Exam (2004)

by Mary McDonald, National League for Nursing. Assessment and Evaluation Division

The ameba is a protist, the hydra is a cnidarian, and the earthworm is a member of the phylum annelida. The answer is d.

Google previewThe Way (2008)

An Ecological World-View by Edward Goldsmith

An ameba is a more complicated system than all the systems of the inanimate world.17 Living systems display all sorts of qualities that inanimate things do not display, or do so in an embryonic or latent way — qualities that become very much ...

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 previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

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

Google previewMedical Brief (1906)

The ameba is a single cell with intelligence therein, man is an aggregation of cells with intelligence in every cell, and through the mind in the cell each cell knows its individual enemy, as well as it also knows the enemy or friend of the complete ...

Google previewIndiana Medical Journal (1896)

A Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery

The ameba is a speck of undifferentiated protoplasm without organs of special sense, locomotion or reproduction, yet with discrimination selects, digests, and assimilates its food, grows to maturity, begets posterity and continues its species.

Google previewAnatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Bacteriology, Dictionary (1906)

Wooley and Musgrave2 say that while the ameba lesions are usually characteristic, they are not always so. Certain cases cannot be ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology (2012)

by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

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

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 previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

ameba. see AMOEBA. amen. is pronounced both ahmen and aymen. amend,. emend. 1. Amend is the more common word, used of making adjustments to a document or formal proposal (such as a parliamentary act). Its etymological meaning ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

ameba Variant of amoeba. SEE: amoeba. amebiasis (ame ̆-bı ̄a ̆-sis) [ameba -iasis] Infection or colonization ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

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

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

by Mosby

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

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

A New and Complete Dictionary ... by William Alexander Newman Dorland

An ameba is a single-celled nucleated mass of protoplasm which is constantly changing its shape by extending from its circumference processes of ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

(USA: ameba). amoebiasis (medical/ microbiology) An INFECTION caused by AMOEBA (USA: ameba), which can result in amoebic dysentery (USA: amebic dysentery). (USA: amebiasis). amoebocyte (cytology) CELL that demonstrates ...

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 previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

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

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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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