Definition of Amoeboid. Meaning of Amoeboid. Synonyms of Amoeboid

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Definition of Amoeboid

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

Meaning of Amoeboid from wikipedia

- spelt amœba; plural am(o)ebas or am(o)ebae /əˈmiːbi/), often called an amoeboid, is a type of cell or unicellular organism which has the ability to alter...
- Amoeboid movement is the most common mode of locomotion in eukaryotic cells. It is a crawling-like type of movement accomplished by protrusion of cytoplasm...
- Amoeba is a genus of single-celled amoeboids in the family Amoebidae. The type species of the genus is Amoeba proteus, a common freshwater organism, widely...
- pseudopodia. A common example of this type of amoeboid cell is the macrophage. They are also essential to amoeboid-like locomotion. Human mesenchymal stem cells...
- an indication that the cell is dying. Amoeboid form The other form that exists is the amoeboid form. The amoeboid form of Blastocystis is non-motile and...
- migration, the role of epithelial-mesenchymal, collective-amoeboid, mesenchymal-amoeboid, and amoeboid- mesenchymal transitions, as well as the significance...
- non-photosynthetic Excavata, including many that can transform between amoeboid, flagellate, and cyst stages. Most Percolozoa are found as bacterivores...
- microorganisms: Infusoria (mostly ciliates and flagellated algae), and Rhizopoda (amoeboid organisms). The definition of Protozoa as a phylum or sub-kingdom composed...
- forms: the amoeboid stage, the cyst stage, and the flagellated stage, and has been routinely studied for its ease in change from amoeboid to flagellated...
- migration that stabilize and move the cell. Polarized leukocytes move using amoeboid cell migration mechanisms, with a small leading edge, main cell body, and...
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