amebic
Relating to, resembling, or caused by amebas.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • amebic — amebic; end·amebic; …   English syllables

  • amebic — ameba (esp. Brit. amoeba) ► NOUN (pl. amebas or amebae) ▪ a microscopic single celled animal which is able to change shape. DERIVATIVES amebic adjective ameboid adjective. ORIGIN from Greek amoib change, alternation …   English terms dictionary

  • amebic — /euh mee bik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling an ameba. 2. characterized by or due to the presence of amebas, as certain diseases. Also, amoebic. [AMEB(A) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • amebic — adjective Of, or pertaining to, an amoeba …   Wiktionary

  • amebic — Synonyms and related words: Euglena, adenovirus, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, amoeba, anaerobe, anaerobic bacteria, animalcule, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, bug, coccus, colon bacillus, diatom, disease producing microorganism, dyad, echovirus,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amebic — adj. pertaining to or resembling an ameba (microscopic one celled organism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amebic — adjective an American spelling of amoebic …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amebic — /əˈmibɪk/ (say uh meebik) adjective → amoebic …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • amebic dysentery — n acute human intestinal amebiasis caused by a common ameba of the genus Entamoeba (E. histolytica) and marked by dysentery, abdominal pain, and erosion of the intestinal wall * * * dysentery due to intestinal ulceration caused by severe… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”