Definition of Actinopoda in English:

Actinopoda

noun

Zoology
  • With plural (or occasionally singular) concord: a phylum of amoeboid protozoans comprising the ‘radiolarians’ and heliozoans, characterized by a spherical body with radiating axopodia. Also treated as plural: protozoans of this phylum (collectively or individually).

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin Actinopoda from ancient Greek ἀκτινο- + scientific Latin -poda.

Pronunciation:

Actinopoda

/ˌaktinəˈpəʊdə//aktɪˈnɒpədə/