lamellipodia

lamellipodia
la·mel·li·po·dia (lə-mel″ĭ-poґde-ə) sing. lamellipoґdium [lamella + pod- + -ia] delicate sheetlike extensions, composed of cross-linked actin filaments, that form transient adhesions with the cell substrate and wave gently, enabling the cell to move along the substrate.

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