amoeba


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Synonyms for amoeba

naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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Another application that we have programmed in parallel using Amoeba is game playing using the alpha-beta heuristic for pruning the search tree.
"Naegleria fowleri causes this acute, rapidly progressive and most often fatal disease."A The amoeba travels to the brain and destroys tissue.
Looking forward to the show, Amoeba Teen guitarist and singer Mark Britton said: "This is a really special opportunity for us to perform our new songs acoustically in an intimate setting, among all this important musical history."
Naegleria fowleri is a waterborne disease and it is known to be the brain eating amoeba which is commonly found in the warm freshwater such as ponds, tanks, lakes and swimming pools.
After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited.
KARACHI -- Naegleria fowleri, the 'brain-eating' amoeba, has been detected in nearly all samples collected from drinking water being supplied to Karachi, reveals the latest edition of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases (IJID).
KARACHI -- Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, has been detected in nearly all samples collected from drinking water being supplied to Karachi, reveals the latest edition of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases (IJID).
With further development, the bacterial film communities became specialized and integrated, a development that led to a new organism, an amoeba. While the amoeba is recognized as a single cell, in truth it is a modified version of a bacterial community.
Naegleria is a microscopic amoeba that can cause a very rare, but severe, infection of the brain.
Pharmaceutical company Profounda Inc reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's orphan drug designation for miltefosine for the treatment of Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis (GAE), a serious infection of the brain and spinal cord caused by the Balamuthia amoeba.
KARACHI -- The brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, has claimed life of a youth in Karachi.
Unhygienic ice is a breeding ground for bacteria such as amoeba, salmonella, E.
The Capsaspora owczarzaki amoeba uses many of the same tricks to switch its single-celled body between different life stages.