Amoeboid movement

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Related to Amoeboid movement: ciliary movement
movement produced, as in the amœba, by successive processes of prolongation and retraction.

See also: Amoebiform

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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HLC had an amoeboid movement and they formed filopodia.
Biological phenomena currently under investigation include mitosis/meiosis and related motility, amoeboid movement, microtubule-centrosome interaction, and optical properties of green fluorescent protein.
De-flagellated larval epithelia do not invaginate in a cell sheet, but are disarranged into individual amoeboid cells that each migrate to the inner region of a metamorph by amoeboid movement. Two natural markers are found in the amoeboid cells of metamorphs within 12 h after settlement.