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pseudopod

pseu·do·pod

pseudopod

 
pronunciation:
su d pad
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a temporary protrusion of the protoplasm in certain one-celled organisms or in certain cells of some multicellular animals, used like a foot in locomotion or like a hand to grasp food.
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derivations: pseudopodal (adj.), pseudopodial (adj.)
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