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[n] naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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ameba

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\A*m[oe]"ba\, n.; pl. L. {Am[oe]b[ae]}; E. {Am[oe]bas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? change.] (Zo["o]l.) A rhizopod. common in fresh water, capable of undergoing many changes of form at will. See {Rhizopoda}.

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