pseudopod pseu·do·pod (sōō'də-pŏd')
A temporary projection of the cytoplasm of certain cells or of certain unicellular organisms, especially amoebas, that serves in locomotion and phagocytosis.
|pseudopod (s'də-pŏd') also pseudopodium (s'də-pŏd')
Plural pseudopods or pseudopodia
A temporary footlike extension of a one-celled organism, such as an amoeba, used for moving about and for surrounding and taking in food.