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amoeboid

adjective amoe·boid \ə-ˈmē-ˌbȯid\

Definition of amoeboid

  1. :  resembling an amoeba specifically in moving or changing in shape by means of protoplasmic flow



1856

First Known Use of amoeboid

1856

Variants of amoeboid

also

ameboid

play \ə-ˈmē-ˌbȯid\

Medical Dictionary

amoeboid

adjective amoe·boid

Medical Definition of amoeboid

  1. :  resembling an amoeba specifically in moving or changing shape by means of protoplasmic flow <amoeboid movement of monocytes>



Variants of amoeboid

or

ameboid

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