ameboid

or a·moe·boid

[ uh-mee-boid ]
/ əˈmi bɔɪd /
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adjective Biology.

resembling or related to amebas.

Origin of ameboid

Related formsa·me·boid·ism, noun
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ameboid


adj.

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.
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