Definition of pseudopodium in English:
noun (plural pseudopodia-ˈpōdēə)Biology
A temporary protrusion of the surface of an amoeboid cell for movement and feeding.
- After application of fluid shear many cells projected pseudopodia and spread on the glass surface.
- After the restructuring of the collagen fibrils into a cone, the cells partially retract their pseudopodia and move back, and the cone of collagen fibers is pulled toward the MTS.
- Of the 10 cells that actively projected pseudopodia during the longest shear application of 20 min at 2 dyn/cm 2, only one became round while exposed to shear stress.
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