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ameboid

[uh-mee-boid] /əˈmi bɔɪd/
adjective, Biology
1.
resembling or related to amebas.
Also, amoeboid.
Origin
Related forms
ameboidism, noun
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Examples from the web for ameboid
  • The cells which it encloses are possessed of ameboid movement.
  • ameboid ring in an enlarged and distorted infected rbc.
British Dictionary definitions for ameboid

amoeboid

/əˈmiːbɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, related to, or resembling amoebae
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ameboid in Medicine

ameboid a·me·boid or a·moe·boid (ə-mē'boid')
adj.

  1. Of or resembling an ameba, especially in changeability of form and means of locomotion.

  2. Having an irregular or asymmetric outline with peripheral projections, as the outline of a group of cells growing in a nutrient culture.

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