amoeboid

adjective amoe·boid \ ə-ˈmē-ˌbȯid \
variants: or less commonly ameboid

Definition of amoeboid

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

First Known Use of amoeboid

1854

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amoeboid

adjective amoe·boid
variants: or ameboid play \ə-ˈmē-ˌbȯid\

medical Definition of amoeboid

: resembling an amoeba specifically in moving or changing shape by means of protoplasmic flow
  • amoeboid movement of monocytes

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