rhizopodium

noun rhi·zo·po·di·um \ ˌrīzəˈpōdēəm \
variants: or less commonly rhizopod \ˈrīzəˌpäd\

Definition of rhizopodium

plural -s
:a filamentous branching anastomosing ectoplasmic pseudopodium that is typical of many foraminiferans and some testaceans

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Origin and Etymology of rhizopodium

New Latin rhizopodium, from rhiz- + -podium


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