Definition of Amoebida
1. Noun. The animal order including amoebas.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Rhizopoda, Subclass Rhizopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Amoeba, Endamoebidae, Family Endamoebidae, Ameba, Amoeba
Medical Definition of Amoebida
1. An order of ameboid protozoa that is commonly uninucleate and possess mitochondria. most organisms are nonpathogenic. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebida
Literary usage of Amoebida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"but they are generally present in the amoebida and Heliozoa, sometimes two or three in one organism. The number of contractile vacuoles is quite variable. ..."
2. Elements of Comparative Anatomy by Carl Gegenbaur (1878)
"The lowest division is that of the amoebida?, the organism of which is of the grade of a cell. The body is formed by protoplasm and a nucleus; ..."