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Pseudopod, Pseudopodium

PSEUDOPOD, PSEUDOPODIUM, the name given to an extension of the naked protoplasm of certain Protozoa, notably the Sarcodina (<?..), for crawling or creeping or for the prehension of food, but not for active swimming (see also AMOEBA).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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