Medical Dictionary

filopodium

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noun fil·o·po·di·um \ˌfil-ə-ˈpō-dē-əm also ˌfīl-\
variants: also

filopod

\ˈfil-ə-ˌpäd\play

Medical Definition of filopodium

plural

filopodia

\-ˈpō-dē-ə\play also

filopods

  1. :  a long thin filamentous pseudopodium (as of a nerve cell or platelet)

filopodial

\-ˈpō-dē-əl\play adjective

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