ameboid cell


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a·me·boid cell

a cell such as a leukocyte, having ameboid movements, with a power of locomotion. Synonym(s): wandering cell
Synonym(s): migratory cell

ameboid cell

(1) A nonspecific term for any cell capable of intrinsic motility—e.g., leukocytes or macrophages. 
(2) Protoplasmic astrocyte.

ame·boid cell

(ă-mē'boyd sel)
A cell such as a leukocyte, having ameboid movements, with a power of locomotion.
Synonym(s): wandering cell.
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Here again the most attentive search fails to show any signs of their supposed transformation into free ameboid cells either in the lumen or on the outer surface of the wall of the vessel.