Amoeba

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Amoeba

The amoeba is a protozoan that belongs to the Kingdom Protista. The name ameba comes from the Greek word amoible, which means change. (Amoeba is also spelled ameba.) Protists are microscopic unicellular organisms that don't fit into the other kingdoms. Some protozans are considered plant-like while others are considered animal-like.

AMOEBA

AMOEBA

  1. a single-celled animal that catches food and moves about by extending fingerlike projections of protoplasm. Amoebas are either free-living in damp environments or parasitic.