Chapter 21 Miller and Levine Biology
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Temporary cytoplasmic projection used by some protists for movement. Used by unicellular protists (amoebas) to move by changing their shape
Short / numerous hairlike projection that produces movement. Somewhat like oars on a boat
Structure used by protists for movement; produces movement in a wavelike motion. (1 or 2 per cell)
In prokaryotes, protists, and fungi, any of the variety of thick-walled life cycle stages capable of surviving unfavourable conditions.
reproductive cells / can enter cells of other organisms and live as parasites
Process in which 2 organisms exchange genetic information.
Alternation of generations
protists alternate between diploid and haploid phases
reproduce asexually by producing spores in a structure called
Increase in the amount of algae and other producers that results from a large input of a limiting nutrient.
can disrupt ecosystem homeostasis
Small cavity in the cytoplasm of a protist that temporarily stores food.
Indentation in one side of a ciliate that allows food to enter the cell.
Amoeboid feeding stage in the life cycle of a slime mold.
large structure of amoeba like cells
is a polymer made of modified sugars that is also found in the external skeletons of insects
One of the many long, slender filaments that makes up the body of a fungus.
Reproductive structure of a fungus that grows from the mycelium.
Densely branched network of the hyphae of a fungus.
mass of branching hyphae below the soil
Symbiotic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism.
Symbiotic association of plant roots and fungi.