Definition of Class sarcodina

1. Noun. Characterized by the formation of pseudopods for locomotion and taking food: Actinopoda; Rhizopoda.

Exact synonyms: Sarcodina
Group relationships: Phylum Protozoa, Protozoa
Member holonyms: Sarcodine, Sarcodinian, Actinopoda, Subclass Actinopoda, Rhizopoda, Subclass Rhizopoda
Generic synonyms: Class

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Literary usage of Class sarcodina

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1. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoölogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"class sarcodina 6 (2, 3). Extensions in the form of long or short, hairlike, very active processes. 7 7 (8). Hairlike processes short and numerous (cilia). ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Of the thirty-six species identified, nine were of the class Sarcodina, six of the class Mastigophora, and twenty-one of the class Infusoria. ..."

3. Twentieth Century Practice: An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical by Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1900)
"I. Class: Sarcodina. The Sarcodina are protozoa which during the chief period of their active or motile existence change their shape by protrusion of non- ..."

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