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Synonyms for ameboid

like an amoeba (especially in having a variable irregular shape)


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14) Since only the ameboid trophozoites and not the cyst or flagellated forms of N.
Key words Ameboid algae, meroplasmodium, reticulopodia, bidirectional transport, cytoskeleton, immunofluorescence, actin, tubulin, myosin, cadherin, microfilaments, microtubuli, inhibitors, cytochalasin, colchicine.
Notwithstanding an extensive literature on the subject, the question of the histogenesis of the inflammatory process and, especially, the origin of the phagocytic mononuclear ameboid wandering cells is not settled.
Under the influence of this stimulus the endothelial cells of the adjacent blood vessels, containing carbon particles in their protoplasm, were seen to separate from each other, to become free and to transform themselves into ameboid cells, typical mononuclear exudate cells or macrophages.
Phylum 3 Granuloreticulosa [Foraminifera (Marine Ameboid Protists with Granular Pseudopodial Network) and Relatives]
Dilution of 1 drop of CSF with 1 mL of distilled water will allow transformation of the organism within 1-20 hours from the ameboid to the biflagellate form.
Mass mortalities caused by an ameboid pathogen (Jones 1985) can reset the cycle to Stage 1 from any of Stages 2, 3, or 4 (Fig.
Interleukin 1 of the central nervous system is produced by ameboid microglia.
Colony-stimulating factors as promoters of ameboid microglia.
In particular, the origin of the so-called phagocytic mononuclear ameboid wandering cell had not been definitively determined.
Unquiet ghosts lurked about - echoes of Rothko's rectangles, Newman's zips, and Sam Francis's ameboid patchworks.
They recounted several findings: (1) green oysters contained up to four times the copper of white oysters; (2) green tissues contained more copper than white tissues; (3) green coloration was strongly associated with the distribution of green amebocytes (described as ameboid, wandering leukocytes, Fig.
All of these issues were resolved by his observation of mantle epithelial cells that were capable of ameboid activity.
Phagocytozing ameboid microglial cells studied in a mouse corpus callosum slice preparation.
In this fashion, apoplastic nutrient transport by ameboid cells has become specialized in the genus Aplysina to the extent that these sponges have a differentiated structure that parallels fluid transport systems in other animals, but is a typically novel poriferan solution.