Wan"der*ing, a. & n. from Wander, v.
(Zol.), the great white albatross. See Illust. of Albatross. --
(Physiol.), an animal cell which possesses the power of spontaneous movement, as one of the white corpuscles of the blood. --
(Bot.), any one of several creeping species of Tradescantia, which have alternate, pointed leaves, and a soft, herbaceous stem which roots freely at the joints. They are commonly cultivated in hanging baskets, window boxes, etc. --
(Med.), a morbid condition in which one kidney, or, rarely, both kidneys, can be moved in certain directions; -- called also
movable kidney. --
(Med.), a morbid condition of the liver, similar to wandering kidney. --
(Zol.), the whitefooted, or deer, mouse. See Illust. of Mouse. --
(Zol.), any one of a tribe of spiders that wander about in search of their prey.
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