Definition of Amoeboids. Meaning of Amoeboids. Synonyms of Amoeboids

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Definition of Amoeboids

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 Amoeboids from wikipedia

- rounded 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 in eukaryotic cells. It is a crawling-like type of movement accomplished by protrusion of cytoplasm...
- such as ponds, lakes, rivers and hot springs. It is also found in an amoeboid or temporary flagellate stage in soil, poorly maintained muni****l water...
- histolytica). Cells which make pseudopods are generally referred to as amoeboids. To move towards a target, the cell uses chemotaxis. It senses extracellular...
- 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...
- later primary endosymbiosis event occurred in photosynthetic Paulinella amoeboids about 90–140 million years ago, with the plastid being a sister to the...
-   ExcavataVarious flagellate protozoa     Amoebozoa — most lobose amoeboids and slime moulds     Opisthokonta — animals, fungi, choanoflagellates,...
- and common in soil Foraminiferaamoeboids with reticulose pseudopods, common as marine benthos Radiolariaamoeboids with axopods, common as marine plankton...
- that some amoeboids shared a more recent common ancestor with members of other phyla than with other Sarcodina. Consequently, the amoeboids of Sarcodina...
- and cells which use pseudopods are usually referred to as amoeba or amoeboids. Other protists are not motile, and consequently have no built-in movement...