Definition of Amoebida

1. Noun. The animal order including amoebas.

Exact synonyms: Amoebina, Order Amoebida, Order Amoebina
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Rhizopoda, Subclass Rhizopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Amoeba, Endamoebidae, Family Endamoebidae, Ameba, Amoeba



Medical Definition of Amoebida

1. An order of ameboid protozoa that is commonly uninucleate and possess mitochondria. most organisms are nonpathogenic. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebida

amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis
amoebic dysentery
amoebic granuloma
amoebicidal
amoebicide
amoebida (current term)
amoebiform
amoebiosis
amoebism
amoebocyte
amoebocytes
amoeboid
amoeboid movement
amoeboids
amoebous
amoebozoan
amoebozoans
amok
amoks

Literary usage of Amoebida

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1. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"but they are generally present in the amoebida and Heliozoa, sometimes two or three in one organism. The number of contractile vacuoles is quite variable. ..."

2. Elements of Comparative Anatomy by Carl Gegenbaur (1878)
"The lowest division is that of the amoebida?, the organism of which is of the grade of a cell. The body is formed by protoplasm and a nucleus; ..."

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