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Definition of the noun actinopod

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noun - plural: -

  1. protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: sarcodine / sarcodinian = protozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods
    • more specific words:
      • heliozoan = protozoa with spherical bodies and stiff radiating pseudopods
      • radiolarian = protozoa with amoeba-like bodies and radiating filamentous pseudopods
    • member of: Actinopoda / subclass Actinopoda = heliozoans

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Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

Any actinopod belonging to the subclass Radiolaria, characterized mainly by a siliceous skeleton and a marine pelagic environment. Range, Cambrian to present. radiolarian ooze A ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Radiolaria radiolarian Paleontology, an actinopod that belongs to the subclass Radiolaria. appearing as a siliceous skeleton with a range from the Cambrian to the present; found in marine pelagic environments. radiolarian chert Geology, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1O1P3O1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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