noun, plural a·me·bas, a·me·bae [uh-mee-bee] /əˈmi bi/.
Origin of ameba
Related formsa·me·ba·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for ameba
The cells are better off than the ameba, for their food is brought to them.
Those are some dried specimens of ameba that I wish to study under a microscope.Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line|Clarence Young
Some are simple like the ameba, others are very complex in structure.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
The cells are like the tiny animal, the ameba, and can take in the food by any part of their bodies.
Yet, is man any less a unit than the Ameba, or any other simple organism?