Definition of Pseudopodia

1. Noun. (plural of pseudopod) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of pseudopodium) ¹

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Definition of Pseudopodia

1. pseudopodium [n] - See also: pseudopodium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudopodia

pseudopericyclic
pseudoperipteral
pseudopetiole
pseudophillipsite
pseudophilosophical
pseudophloem
pseudophotograph
pseudophotographs
pseudophotosphere
pseudophotospheres
pseudoplanktonic
pseudoplastic
pseudopod
pseudopodal
pseudopodia (current term)
pseudopodial
pseudopodium
pseudopods
pseudopotential
pseudopotentials
pseudoprecision
pseudopregnancies
pseudopregnancy
pseudopregnant
pseudoprime
pseudoprimes
pseudoprofession
pseudoprofessions

Literary usage of Pseudopodia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"With its movements are associated pseudopodia, produced at the expense of its ... The movement of these pseudopodia is ordinarily slow, but sometimes more ..."

2. Protozoölogy by Gary Nathan Calkins (1909)
"In many respects pseudopodia are the simplest forms of motile organs. ... Not all pseudopodia are of this simple type, however, and some of them have a ..."

3. Investigations on Microscopic Foams and on Protoplasm: Experiments by Otto Bütschli, Edward Alfred Minchin (1894)
"For the rest, I have not yet investigated more closely how the matter stands with the finely attenuated external ends of the pseudopodia. ..."

4. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"5 5 (6) Body and pseudopodia bristling with minute spicules. ... Very changeable in shape with many tapering pseudopodia. Papillae-like projections often ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1874)
"The specimen is drawn as viewed from above, the posterior part being towards the observer, and, though the pseudopodia really originate in a single tuft ..."

6. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"B. pseudopodia A pseudopodium is a portion of the body-plasm temporarily protruded. It is most variable in form, and at any moment can be withdrawn into the ..."

7. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"B. pseudopodia A pseudopodium is a portion of the body-plasm temporarily ... In the Rhizopoda, the pseudopodia are coarse, blunt, and finger-formed ..."

8. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Locomotion is effected by means of pseudopodia, which are more or less temporary projections of the body. In the Heliozoa and Radiolaria these are much less ..."

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