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Chapter 1, section 1-3

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Protozoan
an animal-like protist
Eukaryote
an organism whose cells contain nuclei
Sarcodine
protozoans with pseudopods
Autotroph
an organism that makes its own food
Archaebacteria
bacteria that live under extreme conditions such as: high temperature, high salt content, and low oxygen
Eubacteria
a kingdom in the eubacterial domain
Contractile Vacuole
The cell structure that collects extra water from the cytoplasm and then expels it from the cell
Cilia
The hairlike projections on the outside of cells that move in a wavelike manner
Flagella
Long, threadlike structures that protrude from the cell's surface and enable movement
Pseudopods
A "false foot" or temporary bulge of cytoplasm used for feeding and movement in some protozoans.
Euglenoid
Green, unicellular algae that can be heterotrophs and have flagella
genus
a classification grouping that contains similar, closely related organisms
species
group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring
classification
the process of grouping things based on their similarities
taxonomy
the scientific study of how living things are classified
Domain
highest level of organization
Heterotroph
an organism that cannot make its own food