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pseudopodium

Pronunciation: su'do-po'de-um, -po'-de-a

Definition: A temporary protoplasmic process, put forth by an ameboid stage or amebic protozoan for locomotion or for prehension of food.

Synonym(s): pseudopod

[pseudo- + G. pous, foot]

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