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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.

Usage examples (35)
  • ‡ The term amoeba is sometimes used to refer to something with an indefinite, changeable shape.
  • Page 176: The word amoeba had an oe ligature in the original book.
  • Being stricken by an amoeba is not a pleasant experience for anyone.
  • You are using the terms amoeba and bacteria as though they are synonymous; they are not. for more
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