pseudopod

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noun pseu·do·pod \ˈsü-də-ˌpäd\

Definition of pseudopod

pseudopodal

play \sü-ˈdä-pə-dəl\ or

pseudopodial

play \ˌsü-də-ˈpō-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pseudopod

New Latin pseudopodium


First Known Use: 1874


Medical Dictionary

pseudopod

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noun pseu·do·pod \ˈsüd-ə-ˌpäd\

Medical Definition of pseudopod

  1. 1:  pseudopodium

  2. 2a:  a slender extension from the edge of a wheal at the site of injection of an allergenb:  one of the slender processes of some tumor cells extending out from the main mass of a tumor


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