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Of or resembling an amoeba, especially in changeability of form and means of locomotion.
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(əˈmiːbɔɪd) or


(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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The new company, Opal Wealth Advisors, is headed by Lee Korn, Jesse Giordano and Joseph Filosa, who were formerly members of the 360 Group at Morgan Stanley, according to a company statement.
Elsa Filosa si concentra invece sulla seconda novella e lo fa prendendo spunto da un'intuizione di Alberto Moravia sulla centralita dell'azione nel Decameron.
The company's president for Latin America, Antonio Filosa, stated that the major part of the investment will take place in Brazil, where 54 percent of its regional sales occur.
No correlation was noticed between thyroid dysfunction and age in contrast to studies done by Garadah [10], Mula Abed WA [11], Filosa A [9], Karamifar H [12], and Zervas [13] where thyroid dysfunction was seen in the second decade of life (Table 1).