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sarcodinian

[sahr-kuh-din-ee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the protist phylum Sarcodina, comprising protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopodia.
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noun
  1. Also called sar·co·dine [sahr-kuh-dahyn, -deen] /ˈsɑr kəˌdaɪn, -ˌdin/. a sarcodinian protozoan.
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Origin of sarcodinian

< New Latin Sarcodin(a) name of the class (Greek sarkṓd(ēs) fleshy + New Latin -ina neuter plural suffix) + -ian
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sarcodinian

(sär′kə-dĭnē-ən)
adj.
  1. Of or belonging to the superclass Sarcodina.
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