amebae amebae

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  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.
Word of the Day
pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /