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Amoeba (sometimes amœba or ameba, plural amoebae, amoebas or amebas) is a type of cell or organism which has the ability to alter its shape, primarily by extending and retracting pseudopods.
Amoeba or variants may also refer to:
- Amoeba (genus), a genus of single-celled protists in the family Amoebidae
- Amoebozoa, a large group of protists that includes the genus Amoeba
- Amoeba defense, a basketball strategy
- Amoeba (operating system)
- Amoeba Music, an independent music chain
- Amoeba (band), an experimental music group with Robert Rich and Rick Davies
- "Amoeba", a song by the Adolescents off their 1981 self-titled debut album
- Amoeba (mathematics), a certain type of set
- Amoeba order, a mathematical construction in set theory
- Nelder-Mead method, also known as the amoeba method, a type of downhill search algorithm for finding minima (optima)
- Amoeba (film)
- Ameba (website), a Japanese social networking website
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