axopodium


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ax·o·po·di·um

, pl.

ax·o·po·di·a

(ak'sō-pō'dē-ŭm, -ă),
A permanent pseudopodium containing a stiff axial filament of differentiated protoplasm.
Synonym(s): axiopodium
[Mod. L., fr. L. axis + G. podion, dim. of pous (pod-), foot]