Pseudopodia

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Pseudopodia the processes alternately thrust forth and drawn back by amœboid cells:—sing. Pseudopō′dium, Pseu′dopod
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pseudēs, false.

Usage

In literature:

This prevents their putting out pseudopodia as organs of motion.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
A thin layer of protoplasm surrounds the shell and fine, branching, pseudopodia are given off in every direction.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
These thrust-out parts, in its outline, are called pseudopodia (ps.).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Pseudopodia: = parapodia; q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Flagella are not pseudopodia.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Food taken in by pseudopodia at any part of the body.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
The long pseudopodia reaching beyond the spicules are not lettered.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
Having no fixed form, with pseudopodia.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
These projections, which are presently drawn in again, are called pseudopodia or false feet.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
Do the pseudopodia protrude only from certain parts of the body?
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
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