Definition of Amoebae

1. Noun. (irregular plural of amoeba) ¹



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Definition of Amoebae

1. amoeba [n] - See also: amoeba

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebae

amniotic fold
amniotic raphe
amniotic sac
amniotic sacs
amniotome
amniotomies
amniotomy
amobarbital
amobarbital sodium
amobarbitals
amock
amodiaquine
amodiaquine hydrochloride
amoeba
amoebacide
amoebae (current term)
amoebaean
amoebaism
amoebalike
amoeban
amoebas
amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess

Literary usage of Amoebae

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"amoebae coli mitis, of about the same size and appearance as the ... He also claims to have cultivated amoebae from dysenteric stools in straw-infusion, ..."

2. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"All the men fed pathogenic amoebae were volunteers and each signed, ... The first series of experiments was with cultural amoebae, in order to refute ..."

3. Transactions by Panama Pacific Dental Congress, Australasian Medical Congress (1907)
"(vide infra), and, further, that although digestion in amoebae is usually regarded as occurring in vacuoles, some of them at least can exert a solvent ..."

4. Lectures on the Comparative Pathology of Inflammation by Elie Metchnikoff (1893)
"... the amoebae and Infusoria—Lesions of Vaucheria—Epidemic disease of amoebae, ... Two new amoebae are thus produced ; the one which encloses the nucleus ..."

5. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"... showed that this variety of dysentery can be distinguished from other forms, not only by the presence of amoebae, but also by its pathological anatomy. ..."

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