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Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Clasmatosis

Definition noun (1) A phenomenon or process of forming cytoplasmic extensions (resembling pseudopodia) through... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Amoeboid movement

Definition noun A crawling-like type of movement in which the cell forms temporary cytoplasmic projections called... Read More

Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Cytoskeleton

Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More

Phagotrophy

Definition noun A process of ingesting relatively large particles of food that carries out via intracellular... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Melanosome

Definition noun, plural: melanosomes An organelle in pigment cell that synthesizes and stores melanin Supplement A... Read More

Rhizopoda

rhizopoda (Science: zoology) An extensive class of protozoa, including those which have pseudopodia, by means of which they... Read More

Sarcomastigophora

Definition noun A phylum including all protozoans that move by flagella or pseudopodia (or both). Supplement This taxonomic... Read More

Sarcodina

Definition noun A taxonomic group within Phylum Sarcomastigophora. It includes the amoebas, heliozoan, rediozoa and... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Cell matrix

Definition noun plural: cell matrices cell ma·trix, ˈmeɪtɹɪks An insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed... Read More