filopodium

[ fil-uh-poh-dee-uhm, fahy-luh- ]

noun,plural fil·o·po·di·a [fil-uh-poh-dee-uh, fahy-luh-]. /ˌfɪl əˈpoʊ di ə, ˌfaɪ lə-/. Cell Biology.
  1. a long, hairlike pseudopod composed of ectoplasm.

Origin of filopodium

1
see origin at filum, -o-, -podium

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