: resembling an amoeba specifically in moving or changing in shape by means of protoplasmic flow
Examples of amoeboid in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAround the same time, Lina Bo Bardi punched out amoeboid openings in the side of a concrete steel-drum-factory tower in São Paulo, transforming it into a cultural center.
Justin Davidson, Curbed, 23 Sep. 2021 Other microorganisms travel using amoeboid movement, driven by flexing of their cellular skeletons, built from the protein actin.
Tom Siegfried, Smithsonian, 26 Sep. 2019
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