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Definitions of PROTEUS
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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A sea god in the service of Neptune who assumed different shapes at will. Hence, one who easily changes his appearance or principles.
A genus of aquatic eel-shaped amphibians found in caves in Austria. They have permanent external gills as well as lungs. The eyes are small and the legs are weak.
A changeable protozoan; an amoeba.
By Oddity Software
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the intestines of humans and a wide variety of animals, as well as in manure, soil, and polluted waters. Its species are pathogenic, causing urinary tract infections and are also considered secondary invaders, causing septic lesions at other sites of the body.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
1. A genus of protozoans, same as Amaeba. 2. A specific name of several of the putrefactive bacilli.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
A marine deity who had the faculty of assuming different shapes at will, and so of eluding the grasp of those who would seize him and coerce him into a confession of the secrets of the future, with which he was presumed to be charged; one who easily changes his principles; a genus of amphibious reptiles; a protozoan remarkable for changefulness of form.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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fasciculus cerebrospinalis anterior
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