Definition of Ameboid

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

Exact synonyms: Amoeboid
Partainyms: Ameba, Ameba



Definition of Ameboid

1. Adjective. Resembling an amoebae. ¹

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Definition of Ameboid

1. ameba [adj] - See also: ameba

Medical Definition of Ameboid

1. 1. Resembling an amoeba in appearance or characteristics. 2. Of irregular outline with peripheral projections; denoting the outline of a form of colony in plate culture. Origin: amoeba + G. Eidos, appearance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ameboid

amebalike
ameban
amebas
amebean
amebiases
amebiasis
amebic
amebic dysentery
amebicidal
amebicide
amebicides
amebiform
amebiosis
amebocyte
amebocytes
ameboid (current term)
ameboid cell
ameboid movement
ameboididity
ameboidism
ameboma
amebous
amebula
amebule
ameburia
amedalin
ameer
ameerate
ameerates
ameers

Literary usage of Ameboid

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"In human blood films fixed in the usual manner, the ameboid movement of leucocytes and thrombocytes is lost. I have therefore endeavored to obtain a simple ..."

2. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Gad/'2 in 1878, pointed out the resemblance to ameboid motion of the changes in shape observed in drops of rancid oils in weak alkaline solution. ..."

3. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"... must not be confounded with the actual ameboid motility which they exhibit in disease. The molecular dancing movements of bits of fragmented corpuscles, ..."

4. Physical Chemistry of Vital Phenomena: For Students and Investigators in the by Jesse Francis McClendon (1917)
"... CELL DIVISION, FERTILIZATION AND PARTHENOGENESIS It was shown by Quincke that movements of drops of fluid, resembling ameboid motion, could be produced ..."

5. Advanced Lessons in Practical Physiology for Students of Medicine by Russell Burton-Opitz (1920)
"LESSON I MUSCLE AND NERVE ameboid AND CILIARY MOTION. METHODS OF STIMULATION 1. ameboid Motion.—Place a few drops of a hay infusion upon a glass slide. ..."

6. The Journal of Medical Research by American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists (1904)
"This body he describes as an ameboid cell, nucleated, one-fourth to one-half the size of a red blood corpuscle, provided with pseudopodia, and often with ..."

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