Amoebiform
Amoebiform A*m[oe]"bi*form, Amoeboid A*m[oe]"boid, a. [Am[oe]ba + -form or -oid.] (Biol.) Resembling an am[oe]ba; am[oe]ba-shaped; changing in shape like an am[oe]ba. [1913 Webster]

{Am[oe]boid movement}, movement produced, as in the am[oe]ba, by successive processes of prolongation and retraction. [1913 Webster]


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