wandering 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

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.

wandering cell

A rarely used term for a cell (such as a macrophage) that moves like an ameba.
See also: cell

wandering cell

any cell such as an amoebocyte or macrophage, that actively moves about during the life of an organism.