Acanthamoeba Definition

noun

Any amoeba of the genus Acanthamoeba, found chiefly in soil. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]

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Singular:
acanthamoeba
Plural:
acanthamoebae

Origin of Acanthamoeba

  • acanth- (“thorny”) +‎ amoeba

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