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Descriptor English:   Amoeba 
Descriptor Spanish:   Amoeba 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Amoeba 
Synonyms English:   Ameba  
Tree Number:   B01.046.500.100.700.089
Definition English:   A genus of ameboid protozoa. Characteristics include a vesicular nucleus and the formation of several PSEUDOPODIA, one of which is dominant at a given time. Reproduction occurs asexually by binary fission. 
Indexing Annotation English:   the genus name: entry term AMEBA sometimes used loosely for the common nouns ameba & amoeba; infection = AMEBIASIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
See Related English:   Amebicides
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity PH physiology
RE radiation effects UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   671 
Unique Identifier:   D000656 

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