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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Like a freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa (especially in having a variable irregular shape).

Usage examples (15)
  • Blood platelets possess the power of ameboid movement.
  • The cells which it encloses are possessed of ameboid movement.
  • They embrace and enfold the pathogenic germs with which they come in contact by what is known as an ameboid force.
  • It is well known that the moment the leucocytes are submitted to an alcoholic solution, their ameboid movements cease, and their function is arrested. for more
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