amoebic amoebic  /ə ˈmi bɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pertaining to or resembling amoebae

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When Nicholson backed out of Fitzcarraldo, Herzog got Jason Robards, who contracted amoebic dysentery and was forced to quit the shoot.
  2. Malaria, amoebic dysentery, low blood pressure, hookworm, anemia, weak heart kidneys had sapped his body.
  3. Its subject matter was simply a series of unrecognizable, vaguely amoebic shapes.

News

  1. UPDATE Health officials confirm case of rare meningitis

    LITTLE ROCK — The state Health Department on Friday confirmed a case of a rare form of parasitic meningitis and the likely source of the infection, Willow Springs Water Park, closed its doors. The Health Department said it confirmed the case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis — a very rare form of meningitis caused by an amoeba associated with warm rivers, lakes and streams — with the ...
    on July 27, 2013     Source: Arkansas News Bureau

  2. Health officials confirm case of rare meningitis

    LITTLE ROCK — The state Health Department on Friday confirmed a case of a rare form of parasitic meningitis and the likely source of the infection, Willow Springs Water Park, closed its doors. The Health Department said it confirmed the case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis — a very rare form of meningitis caused by an amoeba associated with warm rivers, lakes and streams — with the ...
    on July 27, 2013     Source: Arkansas News Bureau

Quotes

  1. "Conceptually, defensively," Huggins said, "we'll be a whole lot different than what people saw (in Beilein's teams that were known for an amoebic 1-3-1 zone). We need to rebound. I've always been kind of taught, since I was a kid, that if you...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Bob Huggins Source: Daily Mail - Charleston

  2. "One child who died tested positive for salmonella. We are still waiting for the other results from the Institute of Medical Research. They could have suffered from amoebic dysentery, cholera or typhoid," said Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek.
    on Apr 26, 2004 By: Chua Soi Lek Source: Malaysia Star

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