animals protozoans

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cilia

multiple hair-like outgrowths from body/cell wall used in locomotion

flagella

whip like outgrowths from body/cell wall used in locomotion

pseudopodia

a free form projection of the body/cell wall used for locomotion

metachronal beating

cilia moving in waves (like a stadium)

power stroke

stiffened cilia propel water to the body surface

recovery stroke

cilia bends towards the body to reduce drag

lobopodes

structures of protozoans that extend around prey and engulf it

mastigophora

flagellated protozoans

sarcodina

amoeboid protozoans

ciliophoras

ciliated protozoans

sporozoa

spore like protozoans

tetrahymenia vorax

a protozoan species under the star category which exhibits phenotypic plasticity in the presence of different organisms

exocytosis

in protozoans, the elimination of undigested material within digestive vacuoles via fusion with the cell surface

passive diffusion

in protozoans, the elimination of metabolic wastes across membrane

cytoproct

in protozoans, permanent excretory pore that is used for excreting waste

tractellum

in protozoans, a flagellum that draws water over an organism

pulsellum

in protozoans, a flagellum that propels an organism

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