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See also: Amoeba, amöba, and amœba

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An amoeba.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀμοιβή (amoibḗ, change), referring to constantly changing shape of these organisms.

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amoeba (plural amoebae or amoebas)

  1. (biology) A member of the genus Amoeba of unicellular protozoa that moves by means of temporary projections called pseudopodia.
  2. (mathematics) The graph of the real part of the logarithms of a polynomial equation in complex numbers.
  3. (slang) An asexual.

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amoeba f (genitive amoebae); first declension

  1. amoeba

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amoeba amoebae
Genitive amoebae amoebārum
Dative amoebae amoebīs
Accusative amoebam amoebās
Ablative amoebā amoebīs
Vocative amoeba amoebae