Meaning of rhizopod

rhi•zo•pod

Pronunciation: (rī'zu-pod"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous protozoa of the widespread subphylum (or superclass) Rhizopoda, characterized by a pseudopod and comprising most members of the phylum Sarcodina, including the amebas and foraminifers.
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