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Definition of "pseudopod" []

  • 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. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pseudopod" in a sentence
  • "As Unitarian Universalists, we can't be all "pseudopod" either because we also need our "nucleus" or congregational core for long-term stability and survival."
  • "For a while there is a highway of mindlessly excited ants tromping back and forth between colony and food—a pseudopod reaching out for the food, if you will."
  • "The pheromone trail fades out, and the pseudopod dissolves."