Definition of Amoebic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae. "Amoebic dysentery"

Exact synonyms: Ameban, Amebic, Amebous, Amoeban, Amoebous
Derivative terms: Ameba, Ameba, Ameba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba
Partainyms: Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba



Definition of Amoebic

1. Adjective. (biology) Of or pertaining to an amoeba. ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative form of amoebic) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amoebic

1. amoeba [adj] - See also: amoeba

Medical Definition of Amoebic

1. Relating to, resembling, or caused by amoebas. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebic

amoeba
amoebacide
amoebae
amoebaean
amoebaism
amoebalike
amoeban
amoebas
amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic (current term)
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis
amoebic dysentery
amoebic granuloma
amoebicidal
amoebicide
amoebida
amoebiform
amoebiosis
amoebism
amoebocyte
amoebocytes
amoeboid

Literary usage of Amoebic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"A colitis, acute or chronic, caused by the amoebic dysenteric. There is a special liability to the formation of abscess of the liver. ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"amoebic dysentery is generally chronic. 2. In amoebic dysentery the bacillus is not found. 3. In amoebic dysentery toxic symptoms are lacking, ..."

3. Public sanitation, and other papers by Clement Adelbert Whiting (1916)
"*amoebic DYSENTERY. There are disadvantages as well as advantages in ... amoebic Dysentery is a disease of long standing in tropical and oriental regions. ..."

4. The Treatment of disease: A Manual of Practical Medicine by Reynold Webb Wilcox (1907)
"Hepatic abscess is less frequent than in amoebic dysentery. Pleurisy, pericarditis and endocarditis are infrequent complications. ..."

5. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir (1899)
"... there are several varieties which may be arranged as follows:—First, the amoebic or tropical dysentery, having the characters as above described; ..."

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