pseudopod
noun Etymology: New Latin pseudopodium Date: 1874 pseudopodiumpseudopodal or pseudopodial adjective

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  • Pseudopod — Pseu do*pod, n. [Pseudo + pod.] 1. (Biol.) Any protoplasmic filament or irregular process projecting from any unicellular organism, or from any animal or plant call. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A rhizopod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pseudopod — 1874, from Mod.L. pseudopodium (1854), from Gk. pseudo (see PSEUDO (Cf. pseudo )) + podion, dim. of pous foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pseudopod — Pseudopods or pseudopodia (from the Greek word ψευδοπόδια , ψευδός fake, false + πόδια feet ) are temporary projections of eukaryotic cells. Cells having this faculty are generally referred to as amoeboids.ReproductionFirst and foremost, the cell …   Wikipedia

  • pseudopod — См. pseudopodium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudopod — Blunt ended projection from a cell usually applied to cells that have an amoeboid pattern of movement …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pseudopod — pseudopodal /sooh dop euh dl/, pseudopodial /sooh deuh poh dee euhl/, pseudopodic, adj. /sooh deuh pod /, n. Biol. a temporary protrusion of the protoplasm, as of certain protozoans, usually serving as an organ of locomotion or prehension. Also… …   Universalium

  • pseudopod — noun A temporary projection of the cytoplasm of certain cells, such as phagocytes, or of certain unicellular organisms, such as amoebas, that serves in locomotion. Syn: pseudopodium …   Wiktionary

  • pseudopod — SYN: pseudopodium. * * * pseu·do·pod süd ə .päd n 1) PSEUDOPODIUM 2 a) a slender extension from the edge of a wheal at the site of injection of an allergen b) one of the slender processes of some tumor cells extending out from the main mass of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • pseudopód — s. n. (sil. pse u ), pl. pseudopóde …   Romanian orthography

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