Definition of Actinopoda
1. Noun. Heliozoans; radiolarians.
Group relationships: Class Sarcodina, Sarcodina
Member holonyms: Actinopod, Heliozoa, Order Heliozoa, Order Radiolaria, Radiolaria
Generic synonyms: Class
Medical Definition of Actinopoda
1. A class of Sarcodina having slender pseudopodia with a central axial filament. Origin: actino-+ G. Pous, foot (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinopoda
Literary usage of Actinopoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"SUB-CLASS 2, actinopoda Usually floating forms with ray-like, un- branched, rarely changeable pseudopodia provided with an axial thread (whence the name ..."
2. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"actinopoda a, Ambulacral feet and respiratory tree both absent 2. ... Key to the families of actinopoda here described: a, Ambulacra] feet present. ..."
3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"actinopoda. Radial canals supplying tentacles and podia, A. With respiratory trees. (a) With podia. (6) Without podia B. Without respiratory trees. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In the actinopoda they arise from the radial vessels of the water-vascular ... The actinopoda include more than five-sixths of the species, and are grouped ..."
5. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Society of London (1901)
"... diagnosed and divided into Orders, actinopoda and Parac- ... actinopoda, Order, diagnosed and divided into families, ..."
6. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"161 (i) Pseudopodia with axial filaments Class actinopoda. Fresh-water species included in one subclass. Subclass Heliozoa . ..."
7. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"... or less bilaterally symmetrical and have usually a single gonad and one or two branchial trees. They are divided into actinopoda, with radial canals, ..."