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Rhizopoda

 [ri-zop´ah-dah]
a superclass of protozoa comprising the amebae, which move about and acquire food by means of pseudopodia or by protoplasmic flow without production of discrete pseudopodia. The majority are free-living in soil or water, but some are parasitic and pathogenic in humans.

Rhi·zop·o·da

(rī-zop'ō'dă),
A superclass in the subphylum Sarcodina that includes the amebae of humans, having pseudopodia of various forms but without axial filaments.
[rhizo + G. pous (pod-), foot]

Rhizopoda

/Rhi·zop·o·da/ (ri-zop´ah-dah) a superclass of protozoa of the subphylum Sarcodina, comprising the amebae.

Rhi·zop·o·da

(rī-zop'ō-dă)
A superclass in the subphylum Sarcodina that includes the amebae of humans, having pseudopodia of various forms but without axial filaments.
[rhizo- + G. pous (pod-), foot]

Rhizopoda

a class of protozoa of the subphylum Sarcodina, having pseudopodia, and including the amebae.