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 for Rhizopoda
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhizopoda \Rhi*zop"o*da\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a root +
     -poda.] (Zool.)
     An extensive class of Protozoa, including those which have
     pseudopodia, by means of which they move about and take their
     food. The principal groups are Lobosa (or Am[oe]bea),
     Helizoa, Radiolaria, and Foraminifera (or Reticularia). See
     Protozoa.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Molluscoidea, including Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. Mollusca,
  including Cephalopoda, Gastropoda, Pteropoda, Scaphopoda,
  Lamellibranchiata or Acephala. Echinodermata, including
  Holothurioidea, Echinoidea, Asterioidea, Ophiuroidea, and
  Crinoidea. C[oe]lenterata, including Anthozoa or Polyps,
  Ctenophora, and Hydrozoa or Acalephs. Spongiozoa or
  Porifera, including the sponges.
  Protozoa, including Infusoria and Rhizopoda. For
  definitions, see these names in the Vocabulary.
  [1913 Webster] Animalcular

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Rhizopoda
      n 1: creeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers [syn:
           Rhizopoda, subclass Rhizopoda]

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