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Meaning of PSEUDOPOD

Pronunciation:  'syoodow`pâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  temporary outgrowth used by some microorganisms as an organ of feeding or locomotion
 

PSEUDOPOD is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pseudopodium
 
 See Also: appendage, outgrowth, process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pseu"do*pod\, n. [Pseudo- + -pod.]
1. (Biol.) Any protoplasmic filament or irregular process
   projecting from any unicellular organism, or from any
   animal or plant call.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A rhizopod.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A membrane-bound cytoplasmic projection from an ameboid cell for digestion and locomotion.
 

 

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