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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of amoeboid was in 1854

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amoeboid

adjective
amoe·​boid
variants: or ameboid \ 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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