euglenoid movement

noun

: writhing usually nonprogressive protoplasmic movement of plastic-bodied euglenoid flagellates

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of euglenoid movement was in 1940

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“Euglenoid movement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euglenoid%20movement. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

euglenoid movement

noun
: wriggly movement typical of some euglenoid flagellates

Medical Definition

euglenoid movement

noun
: writhing usually nonprogressive protoplasmic movement of plastic-bodied euglenoid flagellates
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