This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed two Acanthamoeba polyphaga protozoa, as they were interacting through their numerous projecting pseudopodia, from the Latin pseudo = false, and podia = feet, extending from the surface of these organisms. These pseudopodia enable the amoebae to move about, and grasp objects in their environment.
CDC/ Catherine Armbruster; Margaret Williams
December 3, 2012
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