noun, plural a·me·bas, a·me·bae [uh-mee-bee]. /əˈmi bi/.
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Origin of ameba
OTHER WORDS FROM amebaa·me·ba·like, adjective
Words nearby ameba
Example sentences from the Web for ameba
Those are some dried specimens of ameba that I wish to study under a microscope.
Ameba are microorganisms of the simplest structure—a protoplasm which is constantly changing in shape.
The flood of dazzling light reaching out from the Interplanetarian snapped off and the little green ameba things were gone.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak
Some are simple like the ameba, others are very complex in structure.
The ameba solves this difficulty by dividing to form two amebæ.