Definition of acanthamoeba in English:


Line breaks: acanth|amoeba
Pronunciation: /əˌkanθəˈmiːbə/

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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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