amebae amebae


  • (n) naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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  1. It is caused by amebaeone-celled parasitesin the intestinal canal.
  2. For the white cells, which move about like amebae, are the body's shock troops; they gobble up invading bacteria, produce antidotes which neutralize their toxins.
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