Definition of Rhizopodan
1. Noun. Protozoa characterized by a pseudopod.
Generic synonyms: Protozoan, Protozoon
Group relationships: Rhizopoda, Subclass Rhizopoda
Specialized synonyms: Ameba, Amoeba, Foram, Foraminifer, Testacean
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizopodan
Literary usage of Rhizopodan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The introductory chapter discusses briefly the structure and activities of the rhizopodan cell and the structure and method of formation of the test. ..."
2. The Causes and Course of Organic Evolution: A Study of Bioenergics by John Muirhead Macfarlane (1918)
"So during evolution of the entire protozoan assemblage we would expect no fossil remains till rhizopodan derivatives like the Foraminifera and Radio- laria ..."
3. A Contribution to American Thalassography: Three Cruises of the United by Alexander Agassiz, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1888)
"There is a marked absence of siliceous sand and a scarcity of siliceous spicules from the coralline and calcareous ooze, so that rhizopodan types are ..."
4. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"The pseudopodia attain in their growth characters which are distinctive of the species or the group to which these rhizopodan organisms belong. ..."
5. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1860)
"It is questionable how far such actions in the rhizopodan class are the result of any true consciousness, or whether it is not an involuntary action—a ..."
6. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1885)
"... and rhizopodan, in the Abyss of the Atlantic. <_4»n., and Mag. Nat. Hiit., ssr. 5, vol. i, p. 284. 1878. ..."
7. Bibliotheca Zoologica by Julius Victor Carus, Wilhelm Engelmann (1889)
"(With Woodcuts.) in: Science-Gossip. 1870. (1871.) p. 106—108; 155—157. and rhizopodan, in the Abyss of the Atlantic, s. Wirbellose Thiere im Allg. p. 874. ..."