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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Ameoba uses it false feet or pseudopodia to move and to engulf any food it comes in contact with.
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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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