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Pseudopod

Pseudopods or pseudopodia are temporary projections of eukaryotic cells. They are involved in a variety of cell activities, most notably locomotion and phagocytosis. Cells which have pseudopods are generally referred to as amoeboid. They have arisen in a number of different protist groups, and occur in some cells in multicellular organisms.



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