amoeboid: applied to movements similar to those of an amoeba.
He was, we think, wrong in adhering to the belief that the movements of aggregated masses are of an amoeboid nature.
This is the phenomenon of emigration, and is associated with the amoeboid movements of the white corpuscles.
This movement seems to be of no service, any more than the incessant movement of amoeboid bodies.
After some days the embryo discards its envelope and creeps about in an amoeboid manner.
amoeboid a·moe·boid (ə-mē'boid')
Variant of ameboid.
ameboid a·me·boid or a·moe·boid (ə-mē'boid')
Of or resembling an ameba, especially in changeability of form and means of locomotion.
Having an irregular or asymmetric outline with peripheral projections, as the outline of a group of cells growing in a nutrient culture.