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pseudopodium

[ soo-duh-poh-dee-uhm ]
/ ˌsu dəˈpoʊ di əm /
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noun, plural pseu·do·po·di·a [soo-duh-poh-dee-uh]. /ˌsu dəˈpoʊ di ə/. Biology.
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Origin of pseudopodium

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudopodium

pseudopodium
/ (ˌsjuːdəʊˈpəʊdɪəm) /

noun plural -dia (-dɪə)
a temporary projection from the cell of an amoeboid protozoan, leucocyte, etc, used for feeding and locomotion
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Medical definitions for pseudopodium

pseudopodium
[ sōō′də-pōdē-əm ]

n. pl. pseu•do•po•di•a (-pōdē-ə)
A pseudopod.
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