filopodium

[fil-uh-poh-dee-uh m, fahy-luh-]

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

  1. filmy,
  2. filmy fern,
  3. filo,
  4. filofax,
  5. filoplume,
  6. filopressure,
  7. filoque,
  8. filose,
  9. filoselle,
  10. filosus

Origin of filopodium

see origin at filum, -o-, -podium

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