Medical Dictionary

filopodium

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

medical Definition of filopodium

plural filopodia play \-ˈpō-dē-ə\ also -pods
:a long thin filamentous pseudopodium (as of a nerve cell or platelet)

filopodial

play \-ˈpō-dē-əl\ adjective

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