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amnion a thin membranous sac, filled with a watery fluid, that contains the embryo of a mammal, bird, or reptile.
amniotic of, concerning, or having an amnion.
amoeba a one-celled organism that changes its shape as it moves and engulfs food.
amoebic of, belonging to, or like an amoeba. [2 definitions]
amoebic dysentery a severe dysentery, caused by a particular type of amoeba, which painfully infects and inflames the bowels.
amoebocyte a cell that resembles or moves like an amoeba, such as a leukocyte.
amok in a murderous frenzy; violently out of control. [2 definitions]
among in or through the midst of. [5 definitions]
amongst among.
amontillado a pale, medium dry Spanish sherry.
Amor in Roman mythology, the god of love, son of Venus; Cupid; Eros.
amoral not subject to moral distinctions; neither moral nor immoral. [2 definitions]
amorous generally inclined to feeling romantic love, or inclined at a particular time to engage in romantic or sexual activity. [2 definitions]
amorphous lacking definite form, shape, or character. [2 definitions]
amortize to deduct (expenditures) by fixed amounts over a period of time. [2 definitions]
Amos according to the Old Testament, a minor Hebrew prophet of the eighth century B.C. [2 definitions]
amount quantity; measure. [4 definitions]
amour a love affair, esp. a secret one.
amour-propre self-love (French); self-esteem.
amp ampere.
amperage the magnitude of an electrical current, expressed in amperes.