amoeboid

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a·moe·boid

 (ə-mē′boid′)
adj.
Of or resembling an amoeba, especially in changeability of form and means of locomotion.

amoeboid

(əˈmiːbɔɪd) or

ameboid

adj
(Zoology) of, related to, or resembling amoebae
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Adj.1.amoeboid - like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)amoeboid - like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)
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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.