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Biology 904 - Vocabulary
Terms in this set (14)
Digestion that takes place outside of the cell.
The part of the fungus responsible for extracellular digestion and absorption of the digested food.
A filament of fungal cells.
A hypha that is imbedded in the material on which the fungus grows.
A hypha that is not imbedded in the material upon which the fungus grows.
Specialized aerial hypha that produces spores.
An aerial hypha that asexually reproduces to make more filaments.
A hypha of a parasitic fungus that enters the host's cells, absorbing nutrition directly from the cytoplasm.
A chemical that provides both toughness and flexibility.
A thin covering of tissue.
The anaerobic breakdown of sugars into smaller molecules.
A zygote surrounded by a hard, protective covering.
The result of sexual reproduction when each parent contributes half the DNA necessary for the offspring.
A chemical secreted by a living organism that kills or reduces the reproduction rate of other organisms.