amoeboid definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or resembling an amoeba, especially in changeability of type and way of locomotion.
    • Alternative spelling of ameboid.
    • like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)
  • noun:
    • Single‐celled system that moves or nourishes in the shape of temporary forecasts, called pseudopods. These are typically taxonomically categorized in a sub‐phylum called Sarcodina.

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