streaming movement

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streaming movement n.
movement characteristic of the protoplasm of white blood cells, amebas, and other unicellular organisms, involving massing of the protoplasm, its extrusion in the form of a pseudopod, and a flow of the protoplasmic mass into the pseudopod.

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