Curiously, the Zark sent out a pseudopod of its substance through the open mouth of its disguise.
They had them stashed away like everything else they could lay a pseudopod on.
This time a pseudopod emerged, and reached slowly out for him.
From the mass extended a pseudopod; touched Gunga on the arm.
Again a pseudopod stretched out and a strip of raw, red flesh adhered to it and was consumed.
He lifted a pseudopod from primordial ooze, and the pseudopod was him.
A second pseudopod followed with lightning rapidity, and in an instant the ship had been split from end to end!
Then a surge ran through the mound of flesh, and the arm, a pseudopod, reached more rapidly for him.
It continued to move outward, and on the map it appeared like a pseudopod extruded by an enormous amoeba.
The pseudopod returned to the main mass, disappearing into its interior with the strip of bloody skin.
pseudopod pseu·do·pod (sōō'də-pŏd')
A temporary projection of the cytoplasm of certain cells or of certain unicellular organisms, especially amoebas, that serves in locomotion and phagocytosis.
|pseudopod (s'də-pŏd') also pseudopodium|
Plural pseudopods or pseudopodia
A temporary footlike extension of a one-celled organism, such as an amoeba, used for moving about and for surrounding and taking in food.