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ameboid

Pronunciation: ă-mē′boyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling an ameba in appearance or characteristics.
  2. Of irregular outline with peripheral projections; denoting the outline of a form of colony in plate culture.

[ameba + G. eidos, appearance]

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