pseudopod


pseu·do·pod

noun \ˈsü-də-ˌpäd\

Definition of PSEUDOPOD

pseu·dop·o·dal \sü-ˈdä-pə-dəl\ or pseu·do·po·di·al \ˌsü-də-ˈpō-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin of PSEUDOPOD

New Latin pseudopodium
First Known Use: 1874

pseu·do·pod

noun \ˈsüd-ə-ˌpäd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PSEUDOPOD

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 tumor

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