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Proteus British & World English

A minor sea god who had the power of prophecy but would assume different shapes to avoid answering questions

proteus British & World English

A bacterium found in the intestines of animals and in the soil

Proteus in proteus British & World English

A bacterium found in the intestines of animals and in the soil

Proteus anguinus in olm British & World English

A pale-skinned blind salamander with external gills which lives in limestone caves in SE Europe

Amoeba proteus in amoeba British & World English

A single-celled animal which catches food and moves about by extending finger-like projections of protoplasm. Amoebas are either free-living in damp environments or parasitic