pseudopodium

[soo-duh-poh-dee-uh m]

Origin of pseudopodium

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudopodium

pseudopodium

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

pseudopodium

[sōō′də-pōdē-əm]
n. pl. pseu•do•po•di•a (-pōdē-ə)
  1. A pseudopod.
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pseudopodium in Science

pseudopod

[sōōdə-pŏd′]
Plural pseudopods pseudopodia
  1. A temporary footlike extension of a one-celled organism, such as an amoeba, used for moving about and for surrounding and taking in food.
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