1. movements similar to those of an ameba. Synonym(s): amebism (1)
2. Denoting a condition occasionally present in certain nerve cells in which the cells' movements resemble those of an ameba.
(2) Ameboid movement.
ameboidism(ă-mē′boyd″ĭzm) [ ameboid + -ism]
1. Ameba-like movements.
2. A condition shown by certain white blood cells.