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[soo-duh-poh-dee-uh m] /ˌsu dəˈpoʊ di əm/
noun, plural pseudopodia
[soo-duh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌsu dəˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA).
Origin of pseudopodium
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
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noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
a temporary projection from the cell of an amoeboid protozoan, leucocyte, etc, used for feeding and locomotion
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pseudopodia in Medicine

pseudopodium pseu·do·po·di·um (sōō'də-pō'dē-əm)
n. pl. pseu·do·po·di·a (-pō'dē-ə)
A pseudopod.

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pseudopodia in Science
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.
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