streaming movement


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.

Nearby words

  1. streambed,
  2. streamer,
  3. streamer fly,
  4. streamflow,
  5. streaming,
  6. streaming potential,
  7. streamingly,
  8. streamlet,
  9. streamline,
  10. streamline flow

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