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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