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noun [C] uk ( plural amoebae   /-biː/   or amoebas) ( US ameba ( plural amebae or amebas))   /əˈmiː.bə/ us  
a very small, simple organism consisting of only one cell
adjective uk ( US also amebic)   /-bɪk/ us  
Translations of “amoeba”
in Spanish Ameba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變形蟲,阿米巴原蟲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变形虫,阿米巴…
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