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undulipodium

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Macaronic construction from Latin undula (little wave) + Ancient Greek πούς (poús, foot, leg).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌʌn.djə.ləˈpəʊ.di.əm/, /ˌʌn.djʊ.ləˈpəʊ.di.əm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌʌn.dʒə.ləˈpoʊ.di.əm/, /ˌʌn.djʊ.ləˈpoʊ.di.əm/
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NounEdit

undulipodium (plural undulipodia)

  1. An intracellular projection of a eukaryotic cell containing a microtubule array, used for locomotion or for propelling fluids.

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