actinopod


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actinopod

(ækˈtɪnəˌpɒd)
n
(Animals) any protozoan of the phylum Actinopoda, such as a radiolarian or a heliozoan, having stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections
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Noun1.actinopod - protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopodsactinopod - protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods
sarcodine, sarcodinian - protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods
Actinopoda, subclass Actinopoda - heliozoans; radiolarians
heliozoan - protozoa with spherical bodies and stiff radiating pseudopods
radiolarian - protozoa with amoeba-like bodies and radiating filamentous pseudopods
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