amoeboid

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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

1854

First Known Use of amoeboid

1854

Variants of amoeboid

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ameboid


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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

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ameboid

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