lamellipodium

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la·mel·li·po·di·um

, pl.

la·mel·li·po·di·a

(lă-mel'i-pō'dē-ŭm, -ă),
A cytoplasmic veil produced on all sides of migrating polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

lamellipodium

(lə-mĕl′ə-pō′dē-əm)
n. pl. lamellipo·dia (-dē-ə)
A sheetlike cytoplasmic extension produced by a cell, such as a fibroblast, that permits movement along a substrate.

la·mel·li·po·di·um

, pl. lamellipodia (lă-mel'i-pō'dē-ŭm, -ă)
A cytoplasmic veil produced on all sides of migrating polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

lamellipodium

pl. lamellipodia [L., Gr.] delicate sheetlike extension of cytoplasm that forms transient adhesions with the cell substrate and waves gently, enabling the cell to move along the substrate.
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At the same time, lamellipodial and filopodial processes were extended toward the downstream side until, after several minutes, contact was once again made, followed by fusion; a few organelles, soon followed by the full stream, then began to flow along the original track.