. Historical Examples Lsch ascribed tropical dysentery to an ameba, named by him amba coli, in 1875. The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey The multiplication of the amba is brought about by a process of fission or division. The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux These threads correspond exactly in function with the blunt pseudopodia […]
winding, roundabout paths or ways. Historical Examples Charles ran through all the ambages of intrigue, like a subject who endeavours to make a minister suspected by his master. The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia Voltaire Longa est injuria, long / ambages—Long is the story of her wrongs, tedious the details. Dictionary of […]
ambageusia ambageusia am·ba·geu·si·a (ām’bə-gyōō’zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō’-) n. Loss of taste on both sides of the tongue.
roundabout; circuitous: ambagious reasoning. adj. 1650s, from French ambagieux, from Latin ambagiosus, from ambages “circuits, circumlocutions,” from amb- “about” (see ambi-) + agere “to drive” (see act (n.)).