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AMOEBA (amoebae)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amoeba mean? 

AMOEBA (noun)
  The noun AMOEBA has 1 sense:

1. naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

  Familiarity information: AMOEBA used as a noun is very rare.


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AMOEBA (noun)


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Meaning:

Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

ameba; amoeba

Hypernyms ("amoeba" is a kind of...):

rhizopod; rhizopodan (protozoa characterized by a pseudopod)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "amoeba"):

endameba (any ameba of the genus Endamoeba)

Holonyms ("amoeba" is a member of...):

Amoebida; Amoebina; order Amoebida; order Amoebina (the animal order including amoebas)


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