Definition of pseudopod in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈso͞odəˌpäd/


Another term for pseudopodium.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: pseu·do·pod

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