rhizopodous


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rhi·zo·pod

 (rī′zō-pŏd′, -zə-)
n.
Any of numerous amoeboid protozoans of the former phylum Rhizopoda, such as the radiolarians, characteristically having stiff thin pseudopods containing microtubules.

[From New Latin Rhizopoda, former phylum name : rhizo- + New Latin -poda, -pod.]

rhi·zop′o·dan (-zŏp′ə-dən) adj. & n.
rhi·zop′o·dous adj.