- Relating to, resembling, or caused by amebas.
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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