Yet, is man any less a unit than the Ameba, or any other simple organism?
Some are simple like the ameba, others are very complex in structure.
The ameba solves this difficulty by dividing to form two amebæ.
The cells are better off than the ameba, for their food is brought to them.
The cells are like the tiny animal, the ameba, and can take in the food by any part of their bodies.
Lsch ascribed tropical dysentery to an ameba, named by him Amba coli, in 1875.
It corresponds most closely to the encystment of certain protozoa—the ameba for example.
The whiplike processes with which certain cells, as the ameba, are provided.
The "jiner" is an ameba that clings to flotsam, instead of floating free in the great ocean of life.
Those are some dried specimens of ameba that I wish to study under a microscope.