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filopodium

[ fil-uh-poh-dee-uh m, fahy-luh- ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈpoʊ di əm, ˌfaɪ lə- /

noun, plural fil·o·po·di·a [fil-uh-poh-dee-uh, fahy-luh-] /ˌfɪl əˈpoʊ di ə, ˌfaɪ lə-/. Cell Biology.

a long, hairlike pseudopod composed of ectoplasm.

Nearby words

filmy, filmy fern, filo, filofax, filoplume, filopodium, filopressure, filoque, filose, filoselle, filosus

Origin of filopodium

see origin at filum, -o-, -podium
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