rhizopod

Definitions:

  • Any of numerous amoeboid protozoans of the former phylum Rhizopoda, such as the radiolarians, characteristically having stiff thin pseudopods containing microtubules.
  • Provided with pseudopods, as an animalcule: having processes of sarcode, as if roots, by means of which the animalcule is attached or moves; root-footed; specifically, of or pertaining to the <em>Rhizopoda</em>, in any sense. Also <internalXref urlencoded="rhizopodous">rhizopodous</internalXref>.
  • A member of the <em>Rhizopoda</em>, in any sense.
  • In <em>botany</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="rhizopodium">rhizopodium</internalXref>.
  • One of the Rhizopoda.
  • A member of the <xref>taxonomic</xref> superclass of Rhizopoda being a type of <xref>amoeboid</xref> single cell life with <xref>pseudopods</xref> not supported by regular array of <xref>microtubules</xref>.
  • protozoa characterized by a pseudopod
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