like an amoeba (especially in having a variable unusual shape)
- Resembling an amoeba; amoeba-shaped; altering in shape like an amoeba.
(a.) Resembling an amoeba; amoeba-shaped; changing in form like an amoeba.
The syncytium is traversed by a series of branching tubules containing fluid and is controlled by a few wandering, amoeboid nuclei (fig.