Amoebida

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Amoe·bi·da

(ă-mē'bi-dă)
An order of ameboid protozoa, distinguished by possession of mitochondria and lack of a flagellate phase; most species are free living, but some are parasites of humans or animals; Entamoeba is an important human pathogen.