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1. amoeba

noun. ['əˈmiːbə'] naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.

Synonyms

  • endameba
  • Amoebida
  • ameba
  • Amoebina
  • order Amoebina
  • rhizopodan
  • order Amoebida

Etymology

  • ἀμοιβή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Amoeba

  • katashiba
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  • cohiba
  • gleba
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  • zieba
  • veba
  • sheba
  • riba
  • rebbe
  • reba
  • ciba
  • chiba
  • biba
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Example sentences of the word amoeba


1. Adjective
Open a physical education class with a round of amoeba tag.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In an amoeba the only manner in which a cell can move is through cyclosis.

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