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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Creeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers.

Usage examples (5)
  • The amoeba belongs to the lowest of these, the Rhizopoda.
  • Rhizopoda means "root-footed," and the name is applied to these animals because most of them move about by means of root-like processes known as pseudopodia or "false feet."
  • Protista (especially Rhizopoda and Infusoria).
  • Rhizopoda. for more
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