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filopodium

[fil-uh-poh-dee-uh m, fahy-luh-] /ˌfɪl əˈpoʊ di əm, ˌfaɪ lə-/
noun, plural filopodia
[fil-uh-poh-dee-uh, fahy-luh-] /ˌfɪl əˈpoʊ di ə, ˌfaɪ lə-/ (Show IPA).
Cell Biology
1.
a long, hairlike pseudopod composed of ectoplasm.
Origin of filopodium
see filum, -o-, -podium
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