Rhizopoda

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noun plural

Rhi·​zop·​o·​da rī-ˈzäp-ə-də How to pronounce Rhizopoda (audio)
: a subclass of the class or subphylum Sarcodina comprising usually creeping protozoans (as an amoeba or a foraminifer) having lobate or rootlike pseudopodia

Rhizopoda

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noun plural

taxonomic synonym of sarcodina

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“Rhizopoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rhizopoda. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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