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English definition of “amoeba”

amoeba

noun [C] (plural amoebae /-biː/ or amoebas) (US also ameba (plural amebae or amebas))     /əˈmiː.bə/
a very small, simple organism consisting of only one cellBacteria, moulds, germs and viruses amoebic (mainly US amebic)     /-bɪk/ adjective
(Definition of amoeba noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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