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ameboid

adjective ame·boid

Medical Definition of ameboid

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



Variants of ameboid

or chiefly British amoe·boid \ə-ˈmē-ˌbȯid\play

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