noun, plural a·moe·bas, a·moe·bae [uh-mee-bee]. /əˈmi bi/.
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Elsewhere in the world, such as Karachi, the capital city of Pakistan, he says, the presence of the “brain eating amoeba” in the water supply seems to be much larger.Brain-eating amoebae are very rare, but warming waters may change that|Kat Eschner|September 29, 2020|Popular Science
Mercifully, human invasion is rare, for the invader, an amoeba, destroys the brain tissue and produces death in from four to seven days.
This free-living amoeba, Naegleria gruberi, is not confined to tropical countries….
An amoeba called Naegleria fowleri causes disease in people by eating brain cells.
To pull themselves along, amoebas extend temporary bulges from their cells.
I was invited to see Paul when he performed at a very intimate gig at Amoeba Records in L.A. a few years ago.
A note on the amoeba of the cockroach cultivated by Smith and Barret.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
An amoeba by direct division can separate into two distinct new animals in ten minutes.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Man has developed out of the animals, and there is no serious gap between him and the amoeba.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
It was an amoeba, another of those single-celled, protoplasmic mounds of flesh.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
Amoeboid: applied to movements similar to those of an amoeba.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith