Definition of Amoeba

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Amoeba: Also ameba. A single-celled (protozoan) organism that constantly changes shape. The word "ameba" is from the Greek "amoibe" meaning "change." Ameba can infect the bowels to cause diarrhea and the liver to cause abscess formation.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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