lobopodium


lobopodium
A thick lobose pseudopodium. [G. lobos, lobe, + pous, foot]

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lo·bo·po·di·um .lō-bə-'pō-dē-əm n, pl -dia -dē-ə or -diums a broad thick pseudopodium with a core of endoplasm

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lo·bo·po·di·um (lo″bo-poґde-əm) pl. lobopoґdia [lobe + pous foot] a wide, blunt pseudopodium composed of both ectoplasm and endoplasm. Cf. axopodium, filopodium, and reticulopodium.

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  • reticulopodium — re·tic·u·lo·po·di·um (rə tik″u lo poґde əm) reticulopoґdia [reticulo + Gr. pous foot] a filamentous pseudopodium with interconnected branches. Cf. axopodium, filopodium, and lobopodium. Called also rhizopodium …   Medical dictionary

  • lobopod — [ ləʊbə(ʊ)pɒd] noun Zoology the lobopodium of an onychophoran. ↘an onychophoran …   English new terms dictionary