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Google previewJournal of the American Medical Association (1912)

amebas is an additional reason for the administration of ipecac in salol-coated pills in preference to other coatings (e. g., keratin) or methods, as it is well known that saiol is broken up into its two constituents in the intestinal tract, yielding about ...

Google previewAnatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Bacteriology, Dictionary (1905)


Amebas will not grow in bacteria-free fluids, except in the pus from a liver abscess. In this instance it is supposed that the bacteria subsist on enzymes, but efforts to artificially reproduce liver pus fluid as a culture media have failed. The ameba ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company

An infection or disease caused by pathogenic amebas, especially Entamoeba histolytica. amebic abscess rt An abscess in the liver or other organ, containing amebas and usually following amebic dysentery. amebic colitis n. Inflammation of ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

amebas, amoebae) Protozoon that moves by extruding fingerlike processes (pseudopods). Amebiasis Infection with pathogenic amebas; acute amebiasis is known as arnebic dysentery. Ameboid Resembling an ameba .

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

amebas) any single-celled microscopic animal of jellylike consistency and irregular and constantly changing shape. Found in water. soil and other damp environments. they move and feed by means of flowing extensions of the body ( we ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia Biology (1996)

Radiolarians: marine actinopod amebas placed in the subclass Radiolaria (class Actinopodea, superclass Sarcodina), or in the order Radiolarida (subclass Actinopodia, class Sarcodinea). They are usually approximately spherical with a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (1998)

by Johanna G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Amoebida (amebas, amoebas) order of the phylum Rhizopoda (kingdom Protoctista), naked single-celled uninucleate organisms with a lobed cell-surface forming the pseudopodia (feet), that live in the sea, freshwater or on land in moisture.

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1B3A1S1

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