rhizopod


rhizopod

noun

  1. any of numerous protozoa of the widespread subphylum (or superclass) Rhizopoda, characterized by a pseudopod and comprising most members of the phylum Sarcodina, including the amebas and foraminifers.

noun

  1. any protozoan of the phylum Rhizopoda, characterized by naked protoplasmic processes (pseudopodia). The group includes the amoebas

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Rhizopoda

  1. Any of various protozoans of the group Rhizopoda, characteristically moving and taking in food by means of pseudopods. Rhizopods include amoebas and radiolarians.

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