Lamellipodium definition

lə-mĕl′ə-pō dē-əm
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A sheetlike cytoplasmic extension produced by a cell, such as a fibroblast, that permits movement along a substrate.
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(biology) A cytoskeletal actin projection on the mobile edge of the cell.
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Noun

Singular:
lamellipodium
Plural:
lamellipodia