/əˈmibə-laɪk/ (say uh'meebuh-luyk)

1. resembling an amoeba.
2. fluid and shifting in form; protean.
Also, ameba-like.
Usage: For spelling variation see oe.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • -like — a suffix of adjectives, use of like1, as in childlike, lifelike, amoeba like, sometimes hyphenated …   Australian English dictionary

  • amoeba — [ə mē′bə] n. pl. amoebas or amoebae [ə mē′bē] [ModL < Gr amoibē, change < ameibein, to change] 1. a one celled, microscopic organism belonging to any of several families of rhizopods that move and feed using pseudopodia and reproduce by… …   English World dictionary

  • Amoeba — Taxobox name = Amoeba image width = 250px domain = Eukaryota regnum = Amoebozoa phylum = Tubulinea ordo = Tubulinida familia = Amoebidae genus = Amoeba genus authority = Bory de Saint Vincent, 1822 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = Amoeba …   Wikipedia

  • Amoeba — Also ameba. A single celled (protozoan) organism that constantly changes shape. The word “ameba” is from the Greek “amoibe” meaning “change.” Ameba can infect the bowels to cause diarrhea and the liver to cause abscess formation. * * * A genus of …   Medical dictionary

  • amoeba — [ə mi:bə] (US also ameba) noun (plural amoebas or amoebae bi:) a single celled animal which catches food and moves about by extending finger like projections of protoplasm. [Phylum Rhizopoda.] Derivatives amoebic adjective amoeboid …   English new terms dictionary

  • amoeba — n.; pl. amoebae any protozoan of jelly like consistency and irregular and constantly changing shape. Found in water, soil and other damp environments, they move and feed by means of flowing extensions of the body (see pseudopodium). Some amoebae… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Rogue Amoeba — Rogue Amoeba, LLC Type LLC Industry Computer software Founded 2002 …   Wikipedia

  • Live at Amoeba Music — Infobox Album Name = Live at Amoeba Music Type = live Artist = TV on the Radio Released = March 27, 2007 Recorded = Ameoba Music, 22nd September 2006 Genre = Experimental rock Length = 25:58 Label = Interscope Reviews = *Pitchfork (6.9/10)… …   Wikipedia

  • Chaos (amoeba) — Taxobox name = Chaos image width = image caption = regnum = Amoebozoa phylum = Sarcodina classis = Tubulinea ordo = Tubulinida familia = Amoebidae genus = Chaos genus authority = Linnaeus 1858 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = Chaos… …   Wikipedia

  • a|me´ba|like´ — a|me|ba «uh MEE buh», noun, plural bas, bae « bee». an extremely small and very simple animal made up of only one cell. Amebas are so small that they cannot be seen without a microscope. Many amebas live in fresh and salt water; others live in… …   Useful english dictionary

Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»