ameboid


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Adj.1.ameboid - like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)ameboid - like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)
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Yet objects were frustratingly grouped according to medium--paintings exalted in hallowed bays; photographs and photomontages ("photoplastics," per Moholy's neologism) bundled on floating gray walls; printed matter, including Moholy's all-important books, trapped in vitrines; and Plexiglas sculptures perfectly lit on an ameboid platform.
In the mesohyl, there are many types of ameboid cells, some of which have been implicated in the secretion of skelet al elements, including collencytes, lophocytes, and spongocytes; however, in C.
In one infected crab (#53, see Table 1), long, thin, ameboid stages of the parasite morphologically similar to the vermiform plasmodia described previously (Shields & Squyars 2000) were seen after 355 days postchallenge and these increased in frequency until the death of the host at 378 days (Fig.
The trophozoite or ameboid form encysts under unfavorable circumstances and converts to a temporary biflagellate form if exposed to high temperatures.
fowleri feeds on bacteria and organic debris in freshwater and exists in three life forms - the environmentally stable cyst form and two trophozoite forms, ameboid and ameboflagellate (Figure 1).
After incubation with PMA for 72 h, the majority of U937 cells shifted to an ameboid shape and began to aggregate and adhere, indicating the differentiation from monocytes into macrophage-like cells (Figure 1B).
consists of an ameboid vegetative phase, a cyst phase, and a plantlike fruiting phase (6).
GLC adhered to glass slides within 15-20 min and they were highly ameboid after they adhered.
Characterization of ameboid microglia isolated from developing mammalian brain.
Interleukin-1 of the central nervous system is produced by ameboid microglia.
Ameboid microglia (see figure 4, top right) are phagocytizing cells that clear infectious agents, cellular debris, and toxic agents and are associated with extensive degeneration as is found in stroke and brain trauma.
The presence and distribution of actin, tubulin, myosin and cadherin in the meroplasmodia of a new marine ameboid algal group are studied, also the effect of cytochalasin and colchicine on the bidirectional particle transport along their reticulopodia.