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axopodium

Pronunciation: ak′sō-pō′dē-ŭm, -ă

Definition: A permanent pseudopodium containing a stiff axial filament of differentiated protoplasm.

Synonym(s): axiopodium

[Mod. L., fr. L. axis + G. podion, dim. of pous (pod-), foot]

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