What does Ameba mean?

Ameba meaning in General Dictionary

naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form short-term pseudopods for feeding and locomotion just like amoeba

View more

  • nude freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form short-term pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

Ameba meaning in Medical Dictionary

A single-celled, protozoan organism that continuously changes shape. Amebae can infect the bowels, causing diarrhea. They can also infect the liver, causing abscesses to form.