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[am-buh] /ˈæm bə/
anba. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Lsch ascribed tropical dysentery to an ameba, named by him amba coli, in 1875.

    The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey
  • The multiplication of the amba is brought about by a process of fission or division.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
  • These threads correspond exactly in function with the blunt pseudopodia of the amba.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
  • They have not the same power of movement, though they do move somewhat as the amba does.

    Homo-culture Martin Luther Holbrook
  • Here the amba may be seen creeping slowly over the slender green threads of the conferv that surround the margin of the pool.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
  • Seventy feet higher up there was a second hedge, and another gate opening on the flat summit of the amba.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • amba Bye rose and said a few soothing words to Tara as she stood over her and raised her up.

    Tara Philip Meadows Taylor
  • amba′to, a town of Ecuador, on the side of Chimborazo, 70 miles south of Quito.

  • The animal inhabiting the shell is exceedingly simple in structure, even more so than the amba.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
  • Two attracting bodies that are close enough together will revolve around each other, like the sun and our planet, amba.

    Cube Root of Conquest Roger Phillips Graham

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