sarcodinian

sarcodinian

[sahr-kuh-din-ee-uhn]
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] . 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 sar·co·din·i·an (sär'kə-dĭn'ē-ən)
adj.
Of or belonging to the superclass Sarcodina.

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