Definition of Amoeboids. Meaning of Amoeboids. Synonyms of Amoeboids
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Definition of Amoeboids
AmoeboidAmoebiform 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 Amoeboids from wikipedia
at the ends and roughly tubular
in cross-section. Cercozoan amoeboids
, such as Euglypha
and Gromia, have slender, thread-like (filose) pseudopods...
- Amoeboid movement
is the most common
mode of locomotion
cells. It is a crawling-like type of movement accomplished
- such as ponds, lakes, rivers
and hot springs. It is also found
in an amoeboid
or temporary flagellate stage
in soil, poorly maintained
- histolytica). Cells which
are generally referred
to as amoeboids
. To move towards
a target, the cell uses chemotaxis. It senses
is a genus
of single-celled amoeboids
in the family
Amoebidae. The type species
of the genus
proteus, a common freshwater
- later primary endosymbiosis event occurred
in photosynthetic Paulinella amoeboids about
90–140 million years
ago, with the plastid being
— Various flagellate protozoa Amoebozoa
— most lobose amoeboids
and slime moulds Opisthokonta
— animals, fungi, choanoflagellates,...
- and common
in soil Foraminifera
as marine benthos Radiolaria
with axopods, common
- that some amoeboids shared
a more recent common ancestor
of other phyla
than with other
Sarcodina. Consequently, the amoeboids
- and cells which
are usually referred
to as amoeba
. Other protists
are not motile, and consequently
have no built-in movement...
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