Definition of lobopodium in US English:

lobopodium

noun

Zoology
  • 1A blunt limb, or organ resembling a limb.

    1. 1.1 The primitive leg of an onychophoran.
    2. 1.2 A lobelike pseudopodium in an amoeba.
      • ‘Pseudopodia are root-like reticulopodia, filopodia and/or axopodia - not broad lobopodia as in Amoeba.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from modern Latin lobosus ‘having many lobes, large lobed’ + podium.

Pronunciation

lobopodium

/ˌlōbəˈpōdēəm/