actinopod
actinopod actinopod n. 1. protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • actinopod — /ak tin euh pod , ak teuh neuh/, n. any protozoan of the subclass Actinopoda, including the heliozoans and radiolarians, having stiff, rodlike, radiating pseudopodia. [ < NL Actinopoda; see ACTINO , POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • actinopod — ac·tin·o·pod …   English syllables

  • actinopod — /ækˈtɪnəpɒd/ (say ak tinuhpod) noun any protozoan of the sub class Actinopoda, including the heliozoans and radiolarians, having stiff, rodlike, radiating pseudopodia. {actino (def. 2) + pod} …   Australian English dictionary

  • actinopod — noun protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods • Hypernyms: ↑sarcodinian, ↑sarcodine • Hyponyms: ↑heliozoan, ↑radiolarian • Member Holonyms: ↑Actinopoda, ↑subclass Act …   Useful english dictionary

  • protist — protistan /proh tis teuhn/, adj., n. protistic, adj. /proh tist/, n. any of various one celled organisms, classified in the kingdom Protista, that are either free living or aggregated into simple colonies and that have diverse reproductive and… …   Universalium

  • actino- — a combining form with the meaning ray, beam, used in the formation of compound words, with the particular senses radiation in the physical sciences (actinometer) and having raylike structures, radiate in form in biology (actinomyces; actinopod).… …   Universalium

  • Actinopoda — noun heliozoans; radiolarians • Syn: ↑subclass Actinopoda • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcodina, ↑class Sarcodina • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • heliozoan — noun protozoa with spherical bodies and stiff radiating pseudopods • Hypernyms: ↑actinopod • Member Holonyms: ↑Heliozoa, ↑order Heliozoa * * * adjective or noun see heliozoa * * * /hee lee euh zoh euhn/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarcodine — noun protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods • Syn: ↑sarcodinian • Hypernyms: ↑protozoan, ↑protozoon • Hyponyms: ↑actinopod • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarcodinian — noun protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods • Syn: ↑sarcodine • Hypernyms: ↑protozoan, ↑protozoon • Hyponyms: ↑actinopod • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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