Definition of Amoebas

1. Noun. (plural of amoeba) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of amœba) ¹

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Definition of Amoebas

1. amoeba [n] - See also: amoeba

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebas

amniotomies
amniotomy
amobarbital
amobarbital sodium
amobarbitals
amock
amodiaquine
amodiaquine hydrochloride
amoeba
amoebacide
amoebae
amoebaean
amoebaism
amoebalike
amoeban
amoebas (current term)
amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis
amoebic dysentery
amoebic granuloma
amoebicidal

Literary usage of Amoebas

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1. Year books by Plainfield High School (Plainfield, N.J.) (1919)
"Vacuoles in large number are often seen in marine amoebas, and in rare instances a vacuole may be observed to disappear slowly. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford ( Titchener (1908)
"amoebas apparently do not eat their own species, but were seen to eat amoebas of other species. When the food is changed as a whole, some observations seem ..."

3. Elementary Lessons in Zoölogy: A Guide in Studying Animal Life and Structure by James George Needham (1896)
"The amoebas will then have come to the top of the ooze, whence they may be taken up with a dropping tube. Place small drops — water, ooze, sediment and all ..."

4. General Biology: A Book of Outlines and Practical Studies for the General by James George Needham (1910)
"Probably the easiest of the amoebas to obtain for study is the small species ... In the course of about three days amoebas begin to appear commonly in the ..."

5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"Some of the following methods may prove useful to teachers : For rearing amoebas the following method has been uniformly successful in this laboratory : two ..."

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