Actinopoda

plural noun Ac·ti·nop·o·da \ ˌak-tə-ˈnä-pə-də \

Definition of Actinopoda

1 in former classifications :an order of holothurians with tentacles arising from radial ambulacral vessels
2 :a subclass of Sarcodina comprising usually freely floating protozoans with highly specialized pseudopodia and including the orders Heliozoa and Radiolaria — compare axopodium

actinopodian

\ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈpō-dē-ən\ noun, plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of actinopoda

New Latin, from actin- + -poda


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