Definición de acanthamoeba en inglés:

acanthamoeba

Saltos de línea: acanth|amoeba
Pronunciación: /əˌkanθəˈmiːbə
 
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sustantivo (plural acanthamoebae /-ˈmiːbiː/)

  • An amoeba of a genus which includes a number that can cause opportunistic infections in humans.
    • Genus Acanthamoeba, phylum Rhizopoda
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The youngster contracted an alarming organism known as acanthamoeba through infected tap water while visiting Canada last year, and it began to eat away at his cornea.
    • Interestingly, serum enhanced the phagocytic ability of acanthamoebae, as measured by bacterial uptake.
    • Also, she says, it is not clear how long acanthamoebae persist in an environment, particularly a marine environment.

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