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Biology: pictures of Amoeba, Euglena, Paramecia

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green structures which allow the organism to carry out photosynthesis
chloroplast
long whip-like structure used for movement
flagellum
organelle which controls cell function
nucleus
detects sources of light
eye spot
regulates what enters and exits the cell
cell membrane
temporary "feet" that the amoeba uses to move around and to engulf food.
pseudopods
watery/gel like substance in the cell
cytoplasm
holds and digests food
food vacuole
this is where waste leaves the organism
anal pore
star shaped organelle regulates water
contractile vacuole
help the paramecium move
cilia
lined with cilia, the mouth of the paramecium
oral groove
controls the day-to-day functions of the cell
large nucleus
used in conjugation, which creates diversity
micro-nucleus
A kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, and fungi.
Protist
Protist which is autotrophic but can be heterotrophic during darkness.
Euglena
protist that moves by cytoplasmic streaming or pseudopods
Amoeba
protist that use cilia to move and direct food into a mouth like opening, and has a macro and micro nucleus.
Paramicium
An organism that is able to produce its own food.
Autotroph
An organism that cannot make its own food and gets food by consuming other living things.
Heterotroph
Plant-like photosynthetic protists.
Algae
reproduction with one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent.
asexual reproduction
A form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size
binary fission
What are protists?
eukaryotic organisms
majority are unicellular
none have differentiated tissues
How does malaria typically attack the host?
enters bloodstream, travels to liver, then to the red blood cells
What is the causative agent of malaria?
Plasmodium species
What organism is this?
amoeba
What organism is this?
paramecium
What organism is this?
euglena