Acanthamoeba
Acanthamoeba vgl. Akanthamöbe

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  • Acanthamoeba — A microscopic organism, an amoeba, found in soil, dust and fresh water (lakes, rivers, hot springs and hot tubs). Acanthamoeba also occur in brackish water and sea water as well as in heating, venting, and air conditioner units, humidifiers, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • acanthamoeba — noun Any amoeba of the genus Acanthamoeba, found chiefly in soil …   Wiktionary

  • acanthamoeba — [əˌkanθə mi:bə] noun (plural acanthamoebae mi:bi:) an amoeba of a genus which includes a number that can cause opportunistic infections in humans. [Genus Acanthamoeba.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • acanthamoeba — əˌkanthəˈmēbə noun Etymology: New Latin, from acanth + amoeba 1. capitalized : a genus of free living amoebas (family Acanthamoebidae of the order Amoebida) found especially in soil and freshwater either in the form of feeding and asexually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acanthamoeba — Soil amoebae 20 30 mm in diameter that can be grown under axenic conditions and have been extensively used in biochemical studies of cell motility. They have been isolated from cultures of monkey kidney cells, and are pathogenic when injected… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • acanthamoeba — acanth·amoeba …   English syllables

  • Acanthamoeba — n. a genus of amoebae that are commonly found in soil and contaminated water and cause painful corneal infection and ulcers in humans, usually resulting from improper sterilization of contact lenses in contact lens solutions …   The new mediacal dictionary

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