Definition of pseudopod in English:

pseudopod

Line breaks: pseudo|pod
Pronunciation: /ˈsjuːdə(ʊ)pɒd
 
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noun

  • another term for pseudopodium.
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    • Within minutes, membranous organelles fuse with the spermatid plasma membrane, a polar pseudopod extends, and the major sperm protein polymerizes and organizes into a pseudopodial cytoskeleton.
    • Actin and other contractile proteins within the pseudopods of platelets produce platelet retraction that prevents further blood loss and facilitates healing.
    • The protoplasm is extruded as pseudopods via the aperture and through any perforations that may be present in the test.

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