ameboid

or a·moe·boid

[uh-mee-boid]

Origin of ameboid

Related formsa·me·boid·ism, noun
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ameboid

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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