viruses, bacteria, protists, and fungi

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Active virus

does not need energy to grow

viruses

need to live in a host cell to reproduce

conjugation

two bacteria exchange genetic material

Endospore

a small, thick-walled resting cell that forms inside a bacterial cell

Decomposer

organism that breaks down the large chemicals in dead organisms into small chemicals.

flagellum

whiplike structure that helps a cell to move

Bacteriophage

a virus that attacks and destroys bacteria

eukaryotes

all protists are this

Euglenoids

can be heterotrophs under certain conditions

fungus like protist

Can move at some point in their life

contractile vacuole

structure that collects excess water and expels it from a cell

slime molds

creep together to form a mass multicellular mass

heterotroph

A ll fungi are these

Fruiting bodies

what fungi produces spores in

hyphae

One of the branching, threadlike tubes that make up the bodies of multicellular fungi

Mutualism

a form of symbiosis that benefits both species

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