actinopod

actinopod

[ak-tin-uh-pod, ak-tuh-nuh-]
noun
any protozoan of the subclass Actinopoda, including the heliozoans and radiolarians, having stiff, rodlike, radiating pseudopodia.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Actinopoda; see actino-, -pod

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actinopod (ækˈtɪnəˌpɒd)
 
n
any protozoan of the phylum Actinopoda, such as a radiolarian or a heliozoan, having stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections

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