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cilia

short, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cell

organism

a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

cell wall

a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell.
control what goes in and out.

cytoplasm

cell fluid inside of cells

flagella

long, thin, whip-like structures, with a core of microtubules, that enable some cells to move

diaphragm

regulates the amount of light on the specimen

compound

a microscope that uses two or more lenses to magnify an image

organelles

small structures in the cytoplasm that do special jobs

methylen blue

it is used to stain cells for viewing under a microscope.

chloroplasts

capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell. It is green structures inside of a plant cells that collect sunlight.

ocular

combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments

protist

single-celled or simple multicellular eukaryotic organisms that generally do not fit in any other kingdom. sometimes called the junk drawer kingdom.

microbiology

the study of microscopic organisms

binary fission

a form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size

protozoans

an animal like protist that is able to move from place to place to obtain there food

eukaryotic

A cell characterized by the presence of a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles. live in moist environments. Eukaryotes can be unicellular (protists) or multicellular (fungi, plants and animals).

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