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Definition of the adjective ameboid

What does ameboid mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)

Alternative definition of the adjective ameboid


  1. Resembling an amoebae.

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Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (2009)

by Ari Ben-Menahem

In a typical plasmodial slime mold, the germinated spores go through an ameboid or flagellated swimming stage, followed by sexual fusions and cell- divisions. The diploid ameboid cell grows and its nucleus divides repeatedly, resulting in the formation of a new plasmodium. Under adverse conditions, a plasmodium may be transformed into a hard, dry, inactive mass which becomes a plasmodium again when favorable conditions return. In the case of the cellular slime molds, each ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

A genus of amoeboid (USA: ameboid), single flagellate protozoa in the family Monocercomonadidae. Histomonas meleagridis (avian parasitology) A species of amoeboid (USA: ameboid), single flagellate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Amoebozoa The Amoebozoa are one eukaryotic supergroup containing ameboid microorganisms. Anaerobic organisms Anaerobic organisms do not require oxygen for growth. For obligate anaerobes oxygen is harmful, because various enzymes of anaerobes are readily inactivated by oxygen. Apicomplexa Apicomplexa are a large group of obligate parasitic, unicellular eukaryotes belonging to the supergroup Chromalveolata. Archaeplastida The Archaeplastida are one eukaryotic ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

having ameboid form or movements anwbold \-iboidx adj : resembling ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Ameboid Movement The movement characteristic of amebae by projection of protoplasm (pseudopodia) toward which the rest of the cell's protoplasm flows. Amelanotic Pertaining to tissue that lacks melanin. 71 Ameloblast • Amicyanin Ameloblast An epithelial cell from which.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

alpha diversity alpha helix alpine salamander alternation of generations altricial altruism Alucitidae alula Aluteridae alveolus Alytes obstetricans Amandava Amatheusiinae amb Ambassidae amberjack ambivalent Amblycera Amblycipitidae Amblydorus hancocki Amblyopsidae Amblypoda Amblypygi Amblyrhynchus cristatus ambrosia beetle ambulacral ambulacral groove ambulacrum Ambulocetus natans Ambystoma mexicanum Ambystomatidae ameba amebocyte ameboid ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

Cf Pancake omentum The omental movement that does occur is due to diaphragmatic excursion, intestinal peristalsis and postural changes–rather than an intrinsic ameboid movement; the omentum's immune role is modest and, at most, acts as a repository for macrophages politically correct Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness.

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1B3O1I1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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