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pl. amoebas, amoebae, amebas, amebae [Gr. amoibē, change] Any member of the genus Amoeba or of related genera, e.g., Entamoeba. It has pseudopodia, by which it constantly changes its shape. Oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged by simple diffusion through the cell membrane. Reproduction is by binary fission. Some species of Entamoeba are parasitic in humans. SEE: Amoeba
Venes, Donald, editor. "Amoeba, Ameba." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758678/all/amoeba__ameba.
Amoeba, ameba. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758678/all/amoeba__ameba. Accessed December 10, 2019.
Amoeba, ameba. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758678/all/amoeba__ameba
Amoeba, Ameba [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758678/all/amoeba__ameba.
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