acanthopodia
Toothlike pseudopodia observed in some amebae, typically in members of the genus Acanthamoeba. [acantho- + G. pous, podos, foot]

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  • Acanthamoeba — A microscopic organism, an amoeba, found in soil, dust and fresh water (lakes, rivers, hot springs and hot tubs). Acanthamoeba also occur in brackish water and sea water as well as in heating, venting, and air conditioner units, humidifiers, and… …   Medical dictionary

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