filopodia

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filopodia

[‚fil·ə′pōd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
Filamentous pseudopodia.
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The integrin alpha6beta1 modulation of PI3K and Cdc42 activities induces dynamic filopodium formation in human platelets.
The tip of the growth cone has several finger-like projections known as filopodium, which are able to advance the axon through the immediate environment and in the appropriate direction.