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acanthamoeba

Line breaks: acanth|amoeba
Pronunciation: /əˌkanθəˈmiːbə/

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Definition of acanthamoeba in English:

noun (plural acanthamoebae /-ˈmiːbiː/)

An amoeba of a genus which includes a number that can cause opportunistic infections in humans.
  • Genus Acanthamoeba, phylum Rhizopoda

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