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sarcodinian

[sahr-kuh-din-ee-uh n] /ˌsɑr kəˈdɪn i ən/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the protist phylum Sarcodina, comprising protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopodia.
noun
2.
Also called sarcodine
[sahr-kuh-dahyn, -deen] /ˈsɑr kəˌdaɪn, -ˌdin/ (Show IPA)
. a sarcodinian protozoan.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Sarcodin(a) name of the class (Greek sarkṓd(ēs) fleshy + Neo-Latin -ina neuter plural suffix) + -ian
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sarcodinian in Medicine

sarcodinian sar·co·din·i·an (sär'kə-dĭn'ē-ən)
adj.
Of or belonging to the superclass Sarcodina.

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