filopodium

noun

fil·​o·​po·​di·​um
ˌfil-ə-ˈpō-dē-əm also ˌfīl-
variants also filopod
plural filopodia -ˈpō-dē-ə How to pronounce filopodium (audio) also filopods
: a long thin filamentous pseudopodium (as of a nerve cell or platelet)
filopodial adjective

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“Filopodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/filopodium. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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