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1. Breaking out or bursting forth. The sudden glance Appears far south eruptive through the cloud. (Thomson)

2. (Science: medicine) Attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever.

3. (Science: geology) Produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic.

Origin: cf. F. Eruptif.

(Science: geology) An eruptive rock.

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Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... The amoeba makes a protoplasmic extention of itself and the rest of the cell flows into that extension to but it simply. Although movement by eruptive waves of protoplasm maybe the primary mode of locomotion for amoebae, there are some which do have flagella. These are known as amoebo-flagellates, ...

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