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
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ameboid cell

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