rhizopodan

Definitions of rhizopodan
  1. noun
    protozoa characterized by a pseudopod
    synonyms: rhizopod
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    ameba, amoeba
    naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion
    foram, foraminifer
    marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude
    testacean
    any of various rhizopods of the order Testacea characterized by having a shell
    endameba
    any ameba of the genus Endamoeba
    globigerina
    marine protozoan having a rounded shell with spiny processes
    nummulite
    large fossil protozoan of the Tertiary period
    type of:
    protozoan, protozoon
    any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
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