Definition of lobopodium in English:

lobopodium

Syllabification: lo·bo·po·di·um
Pronunciation: /ˌlōbəˈpōdēəm
 
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noun (plural lobopodia /-dēə/)

Zoology
  • 1A blunt limb, or an organ resembling a limb, in particular.
  • 1.1The primitive leg of an onychophoran.
  • 1.2A lobelike pseudopodium in an ameba.
    More example sentences
    • Pseudopodia are root-like reticulopodia, filopodia and/or axopodia - not broad lobopodia as in Amoeba.

Derivatives

lobopodial

adjective

Origin

early 20th century: from modern Latin lobosus 'having many lobes, large-lobed' + podium.

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