pseudopodium or pseudopod


pseudopodium or pseudopod
(soo\'do-po\'de-um)
A nonpermanent cytoplasmic extension of the cell body by which amoebae and amoeboid organisms move and feed.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • pseudopodium — PSEUDOPÓDIUM s.n. v. pseudopod. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • pseudopodium — [so͞o΄dōpäd΄so͞o΄də pō′dē əm] n. pl. pseudopodia [so͞o΄dō pō′dēə] [ModL: see PSEUDO & PODIUM] a temporary projection of the protoplasm of certain one celled organisms or of certain cells in multicellular animals, serving as a means of moving… …   English World dictionary

  • pseudopod — noun Etymology: New Latin pseudopodium Date: 1874 pseudopodium • pseudopodal or pseudopodial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • pseudopodium — /sooh deuh poh dee euhm/, n., pl. pseudopodia / dee euh/. Biol. pseudopod. [1850 55] * * * ▪ cytoplasm also called  pseudopod        temporary or semipermanent extension of the cytoplasm, used in locomotion and feeding by all sarcodine protozoans …   Universalium

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  • pseudopod — pseu•do•pod [[t]ˈsu dəˌpɒd[/t]] n. pseudopodium • Etymology: 1870–75; < NL pseudopodium; see pseudo , podium pseu•dop′o•dal ˈdɒp ə dəl adj …   From formal English to slang


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