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actinopod

[ ak-tin-uh-pod, ak-tuh-nuh- ]
/ ækˈtɪn əˌpɒd, ˈæk tə nə- /
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noun
any protozoan of the subclass Actinopoda, including the heliozoans and radiolarians, having stiff, rodlike, radiating pseudopodia.
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Origin of actinopod

<New Latin Actinopoda;see actino-, -pod
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British Dictionary definitions for actinopod

actinopod
/ (ækˈtɪnəˌpɒd) /

noun
any protozoan of the phylum Actinopoda, such as a radiolarian or a heliozoan, having stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections
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