Meaning of pseudopod

pseu•do•pod

Pronunciation: (s'du-pod"), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. a temporary protrusion of the protoplasm, as of certain protozoans, usually serving as an organ of locomotion or prehension. Also calledSee diag. under
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