undulipodium

undulipodium
noun /ˌʌn.djə.ləˈpəʊ.di.əm,ˌʌn.djʊ.ləˈpəʊ.di.əm,ˌʌn.dʒə.ləˈpoʊ.di.əm,ˌʌn.djʊ.ləˈpoʊ.di.əm/
An intracellular projection of a eukaryotic cell containing a microtubule array, used for locomotion or for propelling fluids.

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