How does an amoeba move?


Amoebas move using a process called pseudopod, which means false feet. They change shape to create simple feet, use the feet to move, then reabsorb them.
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By stretching out and pulling its body up to it.
Amoebas reproduce asexually by binary fission. A parent cell divides and produces two smaller copies of itself. Also amoebas move by changing the shape of their body, forming pseudopods
Amoebas use pseudopods to move around. They strech out one part of themsleves then pull the rest of it toward the part. The streched part looks like a limb. Source(s): I am an IB
Nutrient broth usually increases movement in amoebas.
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Amoeba move by making use of their pseudopod. Basically this means that they squeeze cytoplasm out from their body and 'walk' on it, in much the same way that more complex lifeforms walk on a foot.
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