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  • noun Plural form of ameba.

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Examples

  • They include all metazoans (multicelled life forms: plants, animals, and fungi), as well as protozoans like amebas and all algae (except the blue-green "algae" I mention below).

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • Many fluids left my body and were sent of to a lab looking for all sorts of parasites, bacteria, amebas, cavities, worms, and who knows what else.

    Food, and turmoil.... all to Common

  • Many fluids left my body and were sent of to a lab looking for all sorts of parasites, bacteria, amebas, cavities, worms, and who knows what else.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • But these simple creatures can perform heroic developmental acts: when the bacterial food supply dries up, Dictyostelium amebas band together with their neighbors and form a multi-cellular tower designed to save the children.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • However, amebas are a common cause of severe diarrhea or dysentery (diarrhea with blood) - especially in persons already weakened by other sickness or poor nutrition.

    Chapter 19

  • Many healthy people have amebas without becoming sick.

    Chapter 19

  • Less commonly, amebas cause painful, dangerous abscesses in the liver.

    Chapter 19

  • In the gut: worms amebas (dysentery) feces-to-mouth lack of cleanliness different specific medicines

    Chapter 9

  • Sometimes amebas get into the liver and form an abscess or pocket of pus.

    Chapter 19

  • Diarrhea with blood may be caused by either amebas or bacteria.

    Chapter 19

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