amoebic


amoebic
/əˈmibɪk/ (say uh'meebik)

adjective
1. of, relating to, or resembling an amoeba.
2. characterised by, or due to the presence of, amoebae, as certain diseases.
Also, amebic.
Usage: For spelling variation see oe.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • amoebic — adj. Amoebic is used with these nouns: ↑dysentery …   Collocations dictionary

  • amoebic — amoeba (US also ameba) ► NOUN (pl. amoebas or amoebae) ▪ a microscopic single celled animal which is able to change shape. DERIVATIVES amoebic adjective amoeboid adjective. ORIGIN from Greek amoib change, alternation …   English terms dictionary

  • amoebic — adjective pertaining to or resembling amoebae amoebic dysentery • Syn: ↑amebic, ↑amoeban, ↑ameban, ↑amoebous, ↑amebous • Pertains to noun: ↑amoeba ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • amoebic — adjective see amoeba …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amoebic — /euh mee bik/, adj. amebic. * * * …   Universalium

  • amoebic — adjective Of or pertaining to an amoeba …   Wiktionary

  • amoebic — a moe·bic || bɪk adj. of microscopic protozoans …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amoebic — also amebic AmE adjective connected with amoebas …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amoebic — amoe·bic …   English syllables

  • amoebic — See: amoeba …   English dictionary


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