Etymology

1. amoeboid

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

Etymology

  • -oid (English)
  • εἶδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • amoeba (English)
  • ἀμοιβή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word amoeboid


1. Adjective
Most members have the ability to move via cilia, flagella or amoeboid movement.

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