pseudopodal


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

pseu·do·pod

 (so͞o′də-pŏd′)
n.
A temporary projection of the cytoplasm of certain cells, such as phagocytes, or of certain unicellular organisms, especially amoebas, that serves in locomotion and phagocytosis.

pseu·dop′o·dal (-dŏp′ə-dl), pseu′do·po′di·al (-pō′dē-əl) adj.

pseudopodal

(ˌsjuːdəˈpəʊdəl)
adj
(Biology) biology (of protozoans) belonging to the former division Pseudopoda
References in periodicals archive ?
The differential diagnosis of peripapillary choroidal neovascularization in young patients includes optic nerve drussen, peripapillary pseudopodal pigment epithelial and choroidal atrophy, angioid streaks, pattern dystrophy, choroidal osteoma and uveitis.